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Jessica Couch

Academic Advisor II

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103 LeConte Hall
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Jessica Couch advises History and African American Studies majors in LeConte Hall and Interdisciplinary Studies majors in Brooks Hall. They have a BA in Music, with a specialization in ethnomusicology, from the Schwob School of Music at Columbus State University; they also have an MA in Religious Studies, focusing on Islamic Studies, postmodern theory, and ethnomusicology, from the University of Georgia and are working on their PhD in Religions of the Americas. Prior to joining the Franklin College’s advisors, they’ve performed in ensembles spanning many musical genres, worked as a music librarian, taught music to private students, as well as served as graduate assistant and instructor for several religion courses and student organizations at UGA. Their current research focuses on political and devotional music of the Southern United States, with particular emphasis on hip hop, gender theory, and globalization.

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