Jason Mitchell

Visiting Lecturer of Liberal Studies
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Dr. Jason Mitchell is a Visiting Lecturer of Liberal Studies in Music at UNC Charlotte. Previously, he has taught classes at Ohio University, Tallahassee Community College, Florida State University, and Rutgers University - Newark. Dr. Mitchell holds a Ph.D. in Musicology from Florida State University as well as a Master of Arts degree in Jazz History and Research from Rutgers University - Newark and a Bachelor of Fine Arts in Jazz Studies from Marshall University. His research interests include economic ethnomusicology, social geography, digital media and cultural transmission, music and tourism, and post-colonial and neo-colonial theory. He primarily focuses on the musical cultures of the Caribbean, Appalachia, the American South, and jazz. Dr. Mitchell’s current projects revolve around music and economic agency in Aruba, Bonaire, and Curaçao.