Culture and Political Economy, Globalization, American and Southern Studies, Visual Culture
Severin Mueller is a PhD candidate in Cultural Studies. He is a Presidential Scholar at George Mason University and website co-editor of the Cultural Studies program. Before joining the Cultural Studies Ph.D. program, he has received both his Bachelor of Arts degree in Film Studies and his Master of Arts degree in Media Dramaturgy at the Johannes Gutenberg University Mainz, Germany.
Severin studies the social history and political economy of Appalachia and the U.S. South. His primary research interest focuses on the convergence of cultural and material threads at the moment of neoliberalization. To this end, he is particularly interested in the role of public education in society.