Ph.D., CUNY Graduate Center (2003)
M.Phil., CUNY Graduate Center (2000)
M.M., The Juilliard School (1996)
B.A., Columbia Univ. (1995)
Scott Gac teaches a variety of courses in American cultural history at Trinity College. He has written on the antislavery movement, music and society, and the intellectual understandings of cultural power. His first book, Singing for Freedom: The Hutchinson Family Singers and the Culture of Antebellum Reform (Yale Press, 2007), details the life and work of the Hutchinson Family Singers, the antislavery singing troupe and first commercially successful musicians of social protest in American history. Find out more about his recent talks and book news at his personal website, www.scottgac.com.