Mark Pedelty

Mark Pedelty is a professor and researcher whose work examines music and sound as environmental communication.

He has published numerous books, journal articles, and book chapters concerning media, environment, and music, the most recent, A Song to Save the Salish Sea: Musical Performance as Environmental Activism (Indiana University Press, 2016). He also authored Ecomusicology: Rock, Folk, and the Environment (Temple University’s Music Matters Series, 2012).

A Fellow at the Institute on the Environment, Mark has produced documentary media and music videos for watershed management organizations and his community partner, Metro Blooms. Visit to view those projects.