Matt Jordan Associate Professor of Media Studies, Penn State University

Matt Jordan is an associate professor of media studies at Penn State University, where he teaches and writes about how people talk about film, music, politics and popular culture to make sense of their lives. Along with numerous articles, both scholarly and in the popular press, he is the author of Le Jazz: Jazz and French Cultural Identity (University of Illinois Press, 2010) and recently appeared Amir Bar-Lev's film Happy Valley.