Dr. Robbie Lieberman received her BA from U.C.-Berkeley and her PhD in American Culture from the University of Michigan. She came to Kennesaw State in 2013 as Chair of the Interdisciplinary Studies Department. Her publications include “My Song Is My Weapon:” People’s Songs, American Communism and the Politics of Culture 1930-1950 (University of Illinois Press, 1989, 1995), which won the Deems-Taylor Award from ASCAP; The Strangest Dream: Communism, Anticommunism and the U.S. Peace Movement 1945-1963 (Syracuse University Press, 2000); and Prairie Power: Voices of 1960s Midwestern Student Protest (University of Missouri Press, 2004). Her most recent book, co-edited with Clarence Lang, is Anticommunism and the African American Freedom Movement (Palgrave Macmillan, 2009, 2011). She served as editor of Peace & Change: A Journal of Peace Research, from 2006-2011. Dr. Lieberman’s teaching interests and areas of expertise include social movements, peace studies, the 1960s, and protest music.