AboutJoseph P. Fisher holds a Ph.D. in English from The George Washington University, where he works as a Learning Specialist in the Office of Disability Support Services. Joe also teaches in George Washington’s College of Professional Studies and at Northern Virginia Community College-Alexandria. Additionally, Joe co-edited the collection _The Politics of Post-9/11 Music: Sound, Trauma, and the Music Industry in the Time of Terror_, which was published by Ashgate Publishing in 2011. He is also a staff blogger for the website PopMatters. His current research explores the connections between late-twentieth century disability activism and the ethos of Western punk music.