Emmett G. Price III is one of the nation's leading experts on African American music and culture, the black church, black popular culture, hip-hop culture, and youth culture. He has spent much of the past decade writing, lecturing, and conducting cutting-edge research on bridging the generational divide. A well regarded scholar, educator, and consultant, Dr. Price has the unique ability to capture the hearts and minds of the most diverse and versatile audiences with his compassionate sense of humor, his amicable intellect, and his quick wit. He is a noted print and broadcast media expert as well as a widely sought-after motivational speaker and preacher.
Dr. Price is an associate professor of music at Northeastern University, where he also served as chair of the Department of African American Studies from 2008 to 2012. He is currently a visiting professor of Africana Studies/Music and Society at Berklee College of Music. He is a former research fellow of the W.E.B. Du Bois Institute for African and African American Research at Harvard University and of Northeastern University's Center for the Study of Sport in Society, where he served as the lead scholar on the Rhythm and Flow Initiative, a research project studying the various intersections of music and sport. Past honors include the African Americans Making History Today: Living Legend Award from the Boston Renaissance Charter Public School and recognition as an "emerging leader" from the Boston Business Journal.
An acclaimed scholar, Dr. Price is the author of Hip-Hop Culture, executive editor of the Encyclopedia of African American Music, and editor of The Black Church and Hip-Hop Culture: Toward Bridging the Generational Divide. He is the former editor-in-chief of the Journal of Popular Music Studies, the academic journal of the US Branch of the International Association for the Study of Popular Music. Along with numerous commissioned writings and book-length chapters, his work can be found in African American Review, American Music, Ethnomusicology, International Jazz Archives Journal, GIA Quarterly: A Liturgical Music Journal, Notes: The Quarterly Journal of the Music Library Association, The Boston Herald, and Bay State Banner. His article "What's New? The Effect of Hip-Hop Culture on Everyday English" was published in 2007 by the US Department of State in its prestigious electronic journal, eJournal USA, and has since been translated into five languages.
A celebrated keynote and public speaker, Dr. Emmett G. Price has addressed audiences at Nike, Network Health, the US Coast Guard, Raytheon, Year Up, The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and Museum, the American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy, the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston Business Journal, and the American Jazz Museum
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