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Molly Brost

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Office:   OC3010

Email:   mjbrost

Contract Assistant Professor of English

Molly Brost joined the faculty at the University of Southern Indiana in August 2009 following a one-year teaching appointment in the English department at Northwest Missouri State University.  She teaches composition and Introduction to Literature at USI.

Dr. Brost received her Ph.D. in American Culture Studies from Bowling Green State University in August 2008.  Her dissertation examines issues of gender and authenticity in the country music biopic.  She also holds an M.A. in English from Colorado State University and a B.S. in Journalism and English from the University of Nebraska at Kearney.

Recent publications appear in Americana: The Journal of American Popular Culture (1900-Present); Scope: An Online Journal of Film and TV Studies; and The Politics of Post-9/11 Music: Sound, Trauma, and the Music Industry in the Time of Terror. Forthcoming publications will appear in Series/Season/Show: An Online Journal About Television Texts and inTelevision and Temporality:  Exploring Narrative Time in 21st Century Programming. In 2011, she presented her scholarly work at the South Atlantic Modern Language Association Conference and at the International Association for the Study of Popular Music (U.S. Branch) Conference.

Dr. Brost’s research interests include the biographical film; narrative and genre; and class issues in film and television.