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Joe Austin

Associate Professor
 (414) 229-4531
 Holton Hall 350

Degree(s)

PhD, American Studies, University of Minnesota, Twin Cities, 1996
BA, Historical Studies, University of Houston at Clear Lake, 1986

Research Interests

History of Youth and Adolescence
US 20th c Urban History
Visual and Print Cultures

Teaching Areas

Modern Studies, Intellectual History, and Social/Cultural Theory
Popular Culture
US Cities
Youth and Youth Cultures

Courses Offered:

Hist 152 – U.S. History Survey, 1877-Present
Hist 293 – Seminar on Historical Method: Theory and Approach
Hist 449 – History of U.S. Popular Culture
Hist 600 – Capstone: Popular Culture and Milwaukee History
Hist 741 – Backgrounds to the Modern
Hist 800 – History of Popular Cultures
Hist 841 – Queer Theory
Hist 900 – History of Youth
Hist 940 – History of Cities

Other Activities

Modern Studies Faculty
Urban Studies Faculty
Committee Member, Child and Adolescent Studies Certificate
Committee Member, LGBT Studies Certificate

Selected Publications

Austin, Joe A. “From the City Walls to “Clean Trains”: Graffiti in New York City, 1969-1990.” Routledge Handbook of Graffiti and Street Art. Routledge, (2015).
Austin, Joe A. “Three Short Essays for Athens.” No Respect: Graffiti and Street Art at the Onassis Cultural Centre. Onassis Cultural Centre, (2014).
Austin, Joe A. Review of The Street Art World. 83.4 Konsthistorisk tidskrift/Journal of Art History, 2014: 2.
Austin, Joe A. “A Review of “Eve of Destruction: How 1965 Transformed America“.” History: Reviews of New Books 24.1 Routledge, (2014): 23.
Austin, Joe A. “Graffiti Art: Hip-Hop’s Adopted Wild-Child.” Pop Culture Universe: Icons, Idols, Ideas. ABC-Clio, (2012).
Austin, Joe A. “Graffiti Art: Hip-Hop’s Adopted Wild-Child.” Pop Culture Universe: Icons, Idols, Ideas. ABC-Clio, (2012).
Austin, Joe A. “We Built the City Walls.” Blek Le Rat. Art Publishing LTD, (2011): 9-13.