Patricia Peknik

  • Lecturer, English and Media Studies
  • MA, English Boston University
  • PhD, American Intellectual History Boston University
  • MA, History Boston University

Teaching Interests

American history, music history, legal history and literature.

Research Interests

Music history, legal history.

Professional Memberships

  • Association for the Study of Law, Culture, and the Humanities 2017 - Present
  • American Culture Association/Popular Culture Association 2012 - Present
  • Publications

    Books


  • Peknik, P. J. (2009). "City of the world!": A New Generation's American Exceptionalism. 1st 265-272. New York, NY: Palgrave MacMillan

  • Book Chapters


  • Peknik, P. J. (2018). The Rise of Business Education in America In Gordon Hardy and Daniel Everett, (Eds.) Shaping the Future of Business Education: Relevance, Rigor and LIfe Preparation. Palgrave/Macmillan
  • Peknik, P. J. (2018). The Rise of Business Education in America In Gordon Hardy and Daniel Everett, (Eds.) Shaping the Future of Business Education: Relevance, Rigor and LIfe Preparation. Palgrave/Macmillan
  • Peknik, P. J. (2018). The Rise of Business Education in America In Gordon Hardy and Daniel Everett, (Eds.) Shaping the Future of Business Education: Relevance, Rigor and LIfe Preparation. Palgrave/Macmillan

  • Conference Proceedings


  • Peknik, P. J. (2013). Places, Spaces and Musical Consumptions: Music Cities and Urban Culture Southwest/Texas Popular Culture and American Culture Associations, (Popular Culture in a Global Context)

  • Other(s)


  • Peknik, P. J. (2013). A Constitutional Imperative: Lessons in Political Civility, Public Discourse and Practical ThinkingBentley University. (Link)
  • Presentations

  • Peknik, P. J. (2017). “Common Law v. Uncommon Practice: Views of American Law from Nomiocracy to Netflix, and How Undergraduate Legal Education Can Bridge the Divide” Presented at the American Culture Association PCA/ACA National Conference San Diego, California
  • Peknik, P. J. (2016). “The Avant-Garde and the Cultural Old Guard: Harry Smith's Anthology of American Folk Music and the Politics of Civil Rights ” Presented at the American Culture Association and Popular Culture Association PCA/ACA National Conference Seattle, Washington
  • Peknik, P. J. (2015). “"Bad Childhood: Archetypes of American Childhood in Breaking Bad."” Presented at the American Culture Association and Popular Culture Association Popular and American Culture Studies Conference Albuquerque, New Mexico
  • Peknik, P. J. (2014). “Walt and Whitman: "Breaking Bad" and American Legal Traditions” Presented at the Southwest and Texas PACA Popular and American Culture Studies Conference Albuquerque, New Mexico
  • Peknik, P. J. (2013). “Places, Spaces and Musical Consumptions: Music Cities and Urban Culture” Presented at the Southwest/Texas Popular Culture and American Culture Associations Popular Culture in a Global Context Albuquerque, New Mexico
  • Service

    Department Service


  • Committee Member for Writing and Communications Committee - Present
  • Committee Member for Writing and Communications Committee 2016 - Present
  • Committee Member for Writing and Communications Committee 2015 - Present
  • Committee Member for Writing and Communications Committee 2008 - Present
  • Committee Member for Writing and Communications Committee 2014 - 2014
  • visited the classroom of a new faculty member and wrote a report for took on assignment from Evaluation Committee - 2013
  • University Service


  • Faculty for The Valente Seminar 2015 - 2015
  • Guest Speaker for The Women's Center 2015 - 2015
  • Professional Service


  • Conference/Workshop Session Chair for ACA/PCA National Conference - 2017