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Haden Smiley

Haden Smiley is a Master’s Candidate in Ethnomusicology, specializing in American country music fan culture at home and abroad. Most recently his work focuses on the role of the genre in Italy, Italian politics, and American global hegemony. More generally, however, he hopes to broaden his inquiry to other communities and issues. Across all of his research, Haden is especially interested in the relationship between music, gender, and politics.