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Laura Schnitker

Curator, Mass Media & Culture
Special Collections and University Archives
Collection Strategies and Services
3210 G Hornbake Library
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I am an Audiovisual Archivist and Acting Curator of Mass Media & Culture in Special Collections & University Archives. I primarily assist researchers in identifying and accessing primary source materials related to broadcast history, particularly in our audiovisual collections. I also teach an undergraduate course on world popular musics and identity in the School of Music. I received my undergraduate degree in Clarinet Performance from the University of Michigan. I completed my Master of Arts degree in Ethnomusicology at Tufts University, and my Ph.D. in Ethnomusicology at the University of Maryland.

Research Subjects:

  • Broadcasting
  • Ethnomusicology
  • Popular Music
  • Radio and Television

Library Location:

  • Hornbake Special Collections