Kembrew McLeod

Kembrew McLeod is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Communication Studies at The University of Iowa. He received his Ph.D. in Communication from the University of Massachusetts-Amherst. His book Owning Culture: Authorship, Ownership and Intellectual Property Law will be published within the Toby Miller-edited series "Popular Culture and Everyday Life" through Peter Lang Publishing. In addition to publishing a number of chapters in edited volumes and articles in scholarly journals (Journal of Communication, Popular Music, Journal of Popular Music Studies), he has written extensively about popular music and popular culture in Rolling Stone, SPIN, The Village Voice, Raygun,, and SonicNet.

Essays by this author

Intellectual Property Law, Freedom of Expression, and the Web


Kembrew McLeod, fresh from having trademarked the phrase freedom of expression®, speeds through the domain name scandals of the information superhighway.