John Price

John E. Price is a doctoral candidate (ABD) and instructor in American Studies and Communications at Penn State Harrisburg.  He received his M.A. in American Studies and B.A. in History from George Washington University in Washington, DC. His research interests focus on the performance of American identity during the Cold War, primarily through the intersection of popular culture and folklife.  Price’s dissertation is a study of the Super Bowl during the Cold War, evaluating national identity, victory culture, and the evolution of masculine performance. He also serves as Editor of New Directions in Folklore. You can him reach at or find him on twitter @thejohnprice.