Interdisciplinary Studies Department

Programs / American Studies: Program Faculty

Robbie Lieberman

Chair, Interdisciplinary Studies Department
Professor of Interdisciplinary Studies

Contact Information

Office: Kennesaw Campus
Social Sciences Building (SO 402), Room 2002A
Phone: 470-578-7847


Dr. Robbie Lieberman came to Kennesaw State as Chair of the Interdisciplinary Studies Department in 2013. Her publications include “My Song Is My Weapon:” People’s Songs, American Communism and the Politics of Culture 1930-1950 (University of Illinois Press, 1989, 1995), which won the Deems-Taylor Award from ASCAP; The Strangest Dream: Communism, Anticommunism and the U.S. Peace Movement 1945-1963 (Syracuse University Press, 2000); and Prairie Power: Voices of 1960s Midwestern Student Protest (University of Missouri Press, 2004). She co-edited, with Clarence Lang, Anticommunism and the African American Freedom Movement (Palgrave Macmillan, 2009, 2011). She has published articles and book chapters on African American peace advocates, anticommunism and black liberation, and the history of the song Kumbaya. She served as editor of Peace & Change: A Journal of Peace Research, from 2006-2011. Dr. Lieberman’s teaching interests and areas of expertise include social movements, peace studies, the 1960s, and protest music.  Education B.A., University of California, Berkeley M.A., University of Michigan Ph.D., University of Michigan


M.A., University of Michigan
B.A., University of California, Berkeley
Ph.D., University of Michigan

American Studies Faculty