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Dr Matt Brennan

Chancellor's Fellow

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Education / Academic qualification

Bachelor of Arts, Mount Allison University
Master of Science, University of Stirling
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD), University of Stirling
Dissertation title: Down Beats and Rolling Stones - An Historical Comparison of American Jazz and Rock Journalism

Willingness to take Ph.D. students: Yes

I am happy to supervise projects relating to popular music studies, sociology of music, the music industries, live music, music journalism, and the social research of popular music instruments.

Research activities & awards

  1. 'The Cultural Value of Live Music from the Pub to the Stadium: Getting Beyond the Numbers' Report Launch

    Activity: Public engagement and outreachPublic lecture/debate/seminar

  2. International Association for the Study of Popular Music (UK and Ireland Branch) Conference

    Activity: Participation in conference, seminar or training courseParticipation in conference

  3. Public talk: "What is popular music studies?"

    Activity: Public engagement and outreachPublic lecture/debate/seminar

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