Joe Austin

Associate Professor

Office: Holton Hall, Room 391
Phone: (414) 229-4531
e-mail: jaustin@uwm.edu
Curriculum Vitae: pdf

Degree(s):

Ph.D., American Studies, University of Minnesota, Twin Cities, 1996
B.A., Historical Studies, University of Houston at Clear Lake, 1986

Research Interests:

History of Youth and Adolescence
U.S. 20th c. Urban History
Visual and Print Cultures

Teaching Areas:

Modern Studies, Intellectual History, and Social/Cultural Theory
Popular Culture
U.S. 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

Recent Publications:

Austin, Joe A. “Academics Don't Write: A Few Brief Scribblings and Some Questions.” Rhizomes 25. (2013) .
Austin, Joe A. “We Built the City Walls.” Blek Le Rat Art Publishing LTD. (2011): 9-13.
Austin, Joe A. “More to see than a canvas in a white cube: For an art in the street.” City 14.1 (2010): 21-35.
Austin, Joe A. “Graffiti, Gender, and Youth (20th c.).” Childern and Youth in History Roy Rosenzweig Center for History and New Media. (2008) .
Austin, Joe A. “Rome is Burning (Psychedelic): Traces of the Social and Historical Contexts of Psychedelia.” Summer of Love: Art of the Psychedelic Era Tate Publishing. (2005): 189-196.
Austin, Joe A. “Encyclopedia of Children and Childhood in History and Society.” H-Net/H-Childhood H-Net/ H-Childhood. (2004) .
Austin, Joe A. “Youth Culture.” Encyclopedia of Children and Childhood: In History and Society 3. MacMillan Reference. (2004): 910-916.
Austin, Joe A. “Wallbangin’: Graffiti and Gangs in L.A.” American Ethnologist 29.2 (2004): 450-451.
Austin, Joe A. “Cinema and the City: Film and Urban Societies in a Global Context.” Urban Studies 41.1 Blackwell. (2004): 235-236.
Austin, Joe A. “Gangs.” American Boyhood: An Encyclopedia 1. ABC-Clio. (2001): 306-311.
Austin, Joe A. “Graffiti.” American Girlhood: An Encyclopedia 1. ABC-Clio. (2001): 342-350.
Austin, Joe A. “Graffiti.” American Boyhood: An Encyclopedia 1. ABC-Clio. (2001): 315-320.
Austin, Joe A. “Knowing Their Place: Local Knowledge, Social Prestige, and the Writing Formation in New York City.” Generations of Youth: Youth Cultures and History in Twentieth Century America New York University Press. (1998): 240-255.
Austin, Joe A., and Willard, Michael N., eds. “Generations of Youth: Youth Cultures and History in Twentieth Century America.” Generations of Youth: Youth Cultures and History in Twentieth Century America New York University Press. (1998): 488.
Austin, Joe A., and Willard, Michael N. “Angels of History, Demons of Culture.” Generations of Youth: Youth Cultures and History in Twentieth Century America New York University Press. (1998) .