Jeff Melnick

Jeff Melnick is Professor of American Studies at University of Massachusetts Boston, where he specializes in teaching 20th century cultural history. He is the author of 9/11 Culture: America Under ConstructionA Right to Sing the Blues: African Americans, Jews, and American Popular Song, and Immigration and American Popular Culture: An Introduction (with Rachel Rubin). Melnick is currently completing his work on a book called Creepy Crawling with the Manson Family.


CONTRIBUTOR ARTICLES

Out of the Mystic

Jeff Melnick on Ryan H. Walsh’s “Astral Weeks,” a history of Van Morrison’s iconic album....


Who Was Sharon Tate?

Sanders's first contribution was to see Manson as an individual — not a symbol....

Who Was Sharon Tate?
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