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Joseph Vogel

Ph.D student, Instructor
Arts, Sciences, and Engineering

Department of English

Areas of expertise: 20th Century American Literature, Popular Music and Culture,Identity, African American Studies, Romanticism.

Press contact:
Valerie Alhart

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Author talk: Joseph Vogel presents his 'Man in the Music: The Creative Life and Work of Michael Jackson'
January 08, 2013

Huffington Post
Exclusive Excerpt: Inside the Making of Michael Jackson's Bad Album
November 21, 2012

Man in the Music: Local Author in Spike Lee's, "Bad"
November 21, 2012

The Salt Lake Tribune
UVU graduate in Thanksgiving Day's Michael Jackson documentary on ABC
November 15, 2012

The Atlantic
How Michael Jackson Made 'Bad'
September 10, 2012

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Where are they now? Joseph Vogel
September 07, 2012

The Atlantic
'Gone Too Soon': The Many Lives of Michael Jackson's Elegy
June 25, 2012

The Atlantic
The Story Behind Michael Jackson's Infectious, Newly Released Song
June 05, 2012

The Atlantic
Michael Jackson's 'Blood on the Dance Floor,' 15 Years Later
March 21, 2012

Deseret Morning News
"Man in the Music": the creative work of Michael Jackson by former Uthan
March 19, 2012

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March 16, 2012

Salt Lake Tribune
UVU graduate considers Michael Jackson’s musical legacy
March 08, 2012

The Atlantic
The Misunderstood Power of Michael Jackson's Music
February 08, 2012

Rochester Democrat & Chronicle
Joseph Vogel's book getting buzz
January 26, 2012 via Yahoo! News
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January 24, 2012

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Review: MJ Book Thankfully Focuses on the Music
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January 04, 2012

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Joseph Vogel is the author of three books, including the recently released "Man in the Music: The Creative Life and Work of Michael Jackson" (Sterling, 2011). He writes about popular music, culture, and politics for The Huffington Post and PopMatters. Vogel has been interviewed by numerous media including NPR, The Chronicle of Higher Education, Democracy Now, and the Associated Press. He is a doctoral candidate and instructor.