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Eileen Luhr

  Bronze Level Contributor  MERLOT Author
assistant professor
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Primary Discipline: Humanities / History / Theory and Method
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Member Type: Faculty
Last Login: Aug 28, 2012
Member Since: Mar 13, 2012

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California State University, Long Beach (Education, 4 Year/4 Year + Grad, CA, United States) - Primary Affiliation

Contact Information

Address: Department of History
1250 Bellflower Blvd
Long Beach , CA 90840 United States
Professional URL:

Skills and Interests

Education History

BA History and Anthropology (06/1994)
Williams College
PhD United States History (06/2004)
University of California, Irvine


Assistant Professor, Department of History (09/2006 - Current) California State University, Long Beach


(March 2005). “Metal Missionaries to the Nation: Christian Heavy Metal Music, ‘Family Values,’ and Youth Culture, 1984-1994”. in American Quarterly
eds. Philomena Essed and Gabrielle Schwab. (2012). “Marketing Religion: The Cultural Politics Of Suburban Religious Revivalism” in Clones, Fakes and Posthumans: Cultures of Replication. Rodopi.
(2010). “Punk, Metal, and American Religions”. in Religion Compass (vol 4, no. 7).
(2009). Witnessing Suburbia: Conservatives and Christian Youth Culture. University of California Press.


American Studies IITE Team
faculty leader 03/2012 - Current

Teaching Experience

United States History (Winter Current)
California State University, Long Beach - History
United States Cultural and Religious History, Contemporary History, History and Theory, Social Science for Teachers