Mark H Pedelty
Mark Pedelty is a Professor of Communication Studies and an affiliate Professor of Anthropology. His research deals with music and sound as environmental communication. Dr. Pedelty published "A Song to Save the Salish Sea: Musical Performance as Environmental Activism" (Indiana University Press, 2016), a book about Environmentalist Musicians and Movements in Washington State and British Columbia. He has published numerous journal articles and book chapters concerning media, environment, and music. He also published “Ecomusicology: Rock, Folk, and the Environment” (Temple University's Music Matters Series, 2012). His fieldwork in Mexico and Central America resulted in two books (Routledge, 1995, and University of Texas Press, 2004) as well as numerous journal articles. A Fellow at the Institute on the Environment, Pedelty has produced documentary media and music videos for watershed management organizations and his community partner, Metro Blooms. Visit Ecosong.net to view those projects. Pedelty teaches courses in environmental communication, musical communication, ethnographic methods, and media studies.