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Jeff Smith

Jeff Smith

Expert on postwar American cinema, music in film and the Hollywood blacklist

Professor, communication arts College of Letters and Science Work: 608-263-3132 — Home and cell phones available upon request Home page


  • music in film
  • Hollywood blacklist
  • popular music in film
  • film and allegory


  • Author, The Sounds of Commerce: Marketing Popular Film Music
  • Runner-up for Best Book—United States, by the International Association for the Study of Popular Music
  • Faculty Recognition Award for Teaching, ArtSci council, Washington University in St. Louis