Bindas, Kenneth J. 1959-

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BINDAS, Kenneth J. 1959-

PERSONAL: Born May 29, 1959, in Youngstown, OH; son of Frank and Dora (Pagliaro) Bindas; married Jean-Anne Sutherland, 1995; children: Zachary, Colin, Savannah. Ethnicity: "Slovak-Italian." Education: University of Toledo, Ph.D., 1988.

ADDRESSES: Home—106 Westmoreland Terr., Akron, OH 44302. Offıce—Department of History, Kent State University—Trumbull, 4314 Mahoney Ave. N.W., Warren, OH 44302. E-mail—[email protected]

CAREER: Western State College, Gunnison, CO, instructor in history, 1989-90; West Georgia College, Carrollton, assistant professor of history, 1990-94; Ball State University, Muncie, IN, instructor at Indiana Academy, 1994-95; Kent State University—Trumbull, Warren, OH, associate professor of history, 1995—.


America's Musical Pulse, Greenwood Press (Westport, CT), 1991.

All of This Music Belongs to the Nation: The WPA'sFederal Music Project and American Society, University of Tennessee Press (Knoxville, TN), 1995.

Swing, That Modern Sound, University Press of Mississippi (Jackson, MS), 2001.

WORK IN PROGRESS: Research on oral histories and rural America of the 1930s.



Popular Music and Society, fall, 1999, Jerry Rodnitzky, review of All of This Music Belongs to the Nation: The WPA's Federal Music Project and American Society, p. 103.