Born and raised in New England, Tyler Sonnichsen completed his Bachelor of Science Degree in Television-Radio-Film at Syracuse University, minoring in Geography and Spanish. He developed interests in media and culture from an early age, and spent a long time working at a radio public relations firm in Washington, DC before moving to Long Beach, CA to pursue his MA in Geography.
He recently completed his PhD in Human Geography at the University of Tennessee and is currently a Lecturer in the Geography Department at UTK. He completed his MA at California State University, Long Beach in 2013. He focuses emotional geographies, cultural geography, collective concepts of place and space, public memory, gender, and music. His research so far has focused on dynamics of intersections of place, culture, media, and memory.
Feel free to contact him at sonicgeography [at] gmail [dot] com.