Professor Dan Cornfield’s Beyond the Beat: Musicians Building Community in Nashville (Princeton University Press) has just been published. Based on in-depth interviews with 75 Nashville music professionals, Cornfield offers a new sociological theory of “artist activism” in recreating artist community for our contemporary era of indie art-making and precarious employment.
In the newly released Journal Citation Reports (JCR) for articles published in 2014, the ASR had the top impact factor score of 4.390.
The OBGAPS award is presented to faculty members for outstanding and sustained efforts in developing and supporting graduate and professional students. The awardee must also have earned a reputation for scholarship and distinguished service to Vanderbilt.