The Journal of the Society for American Music (JSAM) has recently published three articles by Iowa faculty and alumnus, all of which have graced the journal’s covers:
Robert C. Cook, Associate Professor, Music Theory, University of Iowa. “The Vocal Ecology of Crumb’s Crickets,” JSAM 7, no. 2 (May 2013)
Nikki Malley, Ph.D., Musicology, University of Iowa (2012), Associate Professor of Music at Knox College. “A Sale You Can Dance To: Entrainment, Flexibility, and Improvisation in the Metric Practice of the American Auctioneer,” JSAM 7, no. 3 (August 2013)
Nathan Platte, Assistant Professor, Musicology, University of Iowa. “Before Kong was King: Competing Methods in Hollywood Underscore,” JSAM 8, no. 3 (August 2014)
In addition, Marian Wilson Kimber, Associate Professor of Musicology, University of Iowa, who is completing a book on the role of women in the creation of American melodrama, contributed a review of the newly-released CD The Music of William C. Wright in JSAM 8, no. 2 (May 2014).