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Daniel Makagon

Daniel Makagon received his PhD from the University of South Florida. Makagon's teaching and research interests are in urban communication, ethnography, documentary, and music industries (DIY and corporate).

He is author of Underground: The Subterranean Culture of Punk House Shows (2015), Where the Ball Drops: Days and Nights in Times Square (University of Minnesota Press, 2004) and co-author with Mark Neumann of Recording Culture: Audio Documentary and the Ethnographic Experience (Sage, 2008).

Makagon has also published articles about guerrilla art, DIY punk touring, community, and urban life in Communication and Critical/Cultural Studies, Punk & Post Punk, Southern Communication Journal, Journal of Communication Inquiry, and Text & Performance Quarterly. He is editor of a special issue of Liminalities, on "On the City", and co-editor with Michael LeVan of a special issue of Text & Performance Quarterly on the seven deadly sins. His audio documentaries have been broadcast on public radio and the internet, and he publishes a monthly column with Razorcake magazine.

Selected Publications





College of Communication Excellence in Teaching Award (2014)