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  • Jean Oliver-Cretara

    Part-time Assistant Professor

    Email
    olivercj@newschool.edu

    Office Location
    A - Alvin Johnson/J.M. Kaplan Hall - 66 West 12th Street

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    Jean Oliver-Cretara

    Profile

    Jeannie Oliver is a Part-time Assistant Professor in the School of Media Studies and a Teaching Artist in the strings program at the Noel Pointer Foundation, where she also served as Artistic Director from 2009-2013. Jean's academic interests have focused on music, media and society with a focus on first and second generation immigrant uses of music.  She currently teaches the following courses: Music, Media and Scoiety and Reggae and the Representation of Difference.

    Jeannie lives between Naples, Italy and New York City. She maintains an active international schedule that includes working as a free-lance violist, teaching violin in the Brooklyn Public schools, and acting as a production coordinator and cultural consultant for her creative agency Polemics. 


    Degrees Held

    BS Mass Communication

    MA Media Studies

    TESOL Certificate in progress


    Professional Affiliation

    Board Member of The Assosication of Teaching Artists


    Current Courses

    Music, Media, Society

    Reggae, Media & Representation

    Reggae, Media & Representation (Spring 2019)

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