Dr. Vivian Wagner
Dr. Vivian Wagner teaches journalism and directs the journalism program at Muskingum College. Her book, FIDDLE: ONE WOMAN'S SEARCH FOR TUNES, GRIT, AND AUTHENTICITY, is forthcoming from Citadel Press - Kensington Books. Her articles and essays have appeared in a variety of publications, including American Profile, Arizona Quarterly, Kenyon Review Online, The Pinch, and many others. One of her essays was shortlisted in Best American Essays 2007. She received her Ph.D. from the University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign in 1996, specializing in American literature and popular culture.