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Jennifer Lynn Stoever

Associate Professor

English, General Literature and Rhetoric


Jennifer Lynn Stoever is an Associate Professor of English at Binghamton University and Co-Founder and Editor-in-Chief of Sounding Out!: The Sound Studies Blog. Her articles on sound, music, race, and listening have been published in American Quarterly, Sound Effects, Modernist Cultures, Radical History Review, and Social Text among others and she has an article forthcoming in The Oxford Handbook of Hip Hop Music Studies entitled "Crate Digging Begins at Home: Black and Latinx Women Collecting and Selecting Records in the 1960s and 70s Bronx." She is the author of The Sonic Color-line: Race and the Cultural Politics of Listening in America (NYU Press, 2016).


  • PhD, MA, University of Southern California
  • BA, University of California-Riverside

Research Interests

  • African American Literature and Culture
  • 19th and 20th Century American Literature
  • American Studies
  • Popular Music
  • Sound and Audio Culture Studies
  • Race and Theories of Representation
  • Digital Humanities
  • Civic Engagement


  • Honorable Mention; Harpur College Graduate Teaching Award (2017)
  • Institute for Advanced Studies in the Humanities
  • Fellowship; Binghamton University (2017 and 2013)
  • Engaged Teaching Fellow; Binghamton Center for Civic Engagement (2015)
  • SUNY Chancellor’s Award for Excellence in Teaching (2014)
  • Recipient; The Jean-Pierre Mileur Faculty Development Fund Research Grant (2013)
  • Society for the Humanities Fellowship; Cornell University (2011–2012)
  • Finalist; Ralph Henry Gabriel Dissertation Prize; American Studies Association (2007)

Research Profile

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