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Paul Linden

Associate Professor - Communications Entertainment Media and Journalism - CCOM
Paul Linden

plinden@butler.edu
317-940-8855

Dr. Linden carries 20 years of experience in various sectors of the recording industry. His professional resume includes credits as a performer, songwriter/publisher, agent and manager for U.S.-based Blues groups in Western Europe. Dr. Linden holds a Ph.D. in Literature from Emory University (2003) and a Masters in Mass Communication from the University of Southern Mississippi (2013). His research interests include interdisciplinary and theoretical approaches to music industry studies. A selection of recent publications includes “Coping with Narcissism: Causes, Effects and Solutions for the Artist Manager,” “Race, Hegemony and the Birth of Rock & Roll,” “Malcolm Chisholm: An Evaluation of Traditional Audio Engineering” and “Alain de Roucy et la Voix Anonyme de la Chanson de la Croisade Albigeoise.” Dr. Linden’s research has been cited in the recent authoritative history of Fender amplifiers, The Soul of Tone: 60 Years of Fender Amps (Hal Leonard, 2007) and Vintage Guitar Magazine. He is also a regular contributor to magazines like the Tone Quest Report and the French-based magazine, Blues & Co.

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