401 W. Kennedy Blvd.
Tampa, FL 33606
Education: 2007 University of Southern California, B.A.
2009 New York University, M.A.
2017 Indiana University-Bloomington, Ph.D.
Courses Taught: Media Writing
The Documentary Tradition
Survey of Independent Video and Film
Communication and Media Ethics
Communication Research Methods
Career Specialties: Landon Palmer specializes in research topics related to film, media and popular music, especially industrial and technological histories of stardom and film music/sound. His current research explores the convergence of the film and recording industries in relation to popular musicians’ onscreen identities and performances.
Professional and Community Activities:
Palmer has written articles for several academic journals including The Moving Image, Celebrity Studies, and Music, Sound, and the Moving Image (for which he now serves as a member of the editorial board) as well as various anthologies. He is the author of a forthcoming book titled Rock Star/Movie Star: Power and Performance in Cinematic Rock Stardom, to be published by Oxford University Press in 2020.
Honors and Awards: In 2017, Palmer was the recipient of a Research Fellowship at the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Library and Archives.