Assistant Teaching Professor


  • Role:

  • Position:

    • Assistant Teaching Professor
  • Concentration:

    • Geography
  • Department:

    • Anthropology and Geography
  • Education:

    • Ph.D. in Geography, University of California-Berkeley A.B. Princeton University, Woodrow Wilson School for Public and International Affairs


Dr. John Lindenbaum studies U.S. cultural geography. He recently completed a project analyzing the geography, industry, and social effects of Contemporary Christian Music in the United States. His new research project will focus on U.S. food banks, and will investigate the production of meanings and political subjectivities associated with decommodified food.


Lindenbaum, John (2018) Big Hunger: The Unholy Alliance between Corporate America and Anti-Hunger Groups. (Andrew Fisher). Antipode.

Lindenbaum, John (2016) Countermovement, Neoliberal Platoon, or Re-Gifting Depot? Understanding Decommodification in U.S. Food Banks. Antipode. 48(2):375-392.

Lindenbaum, John (2013) The neoliberalization of Contemporary Christian Music’s new Social Gospel. Geoforum. 44:112-119.

Lindenbaum, John (2012) The Pastoral Role of Contemporary Christian Music: Evangelical Christian Subjectivities in a Suburban Megachurch. Social and Cultural Geography. 13(1):69-88.

Lindenbaum, John (2009) The Production of Contemporary Christian Music: A Geographical Perspective. Pp. 281-294. In: O. Johansson and T. Bell, (eds), Sound, Society and the Geography of Popular Music. Burlington, VT: Ashgate.


  • GR320, Cultural Geography

  • GR415, The Geography of Commodities

  • GR330, Urban Geography