Belmont University music business professor Dr. Don Cusic has been notified that he will be awarded the Governing Board Award from the American Culture Association for “achievements promoting the study of American popular music” at the annual meeting of the Popular Culture Association and American Culture Association in April in Atlanta. Cusic was selected for the award for his “contributions as a scholar, teacher, businessperson, songwriter, television personality and supporter of the American and Popular Culture organizations.”
The organizations will hold their annual meeting April 12-15, 2006 at the Marriott Marquis Hotel in Atlanta. The award will be presented on Thursday evening, April 13. Cusic, professor of music business at the Mike Curb College of Entertainment & Music Business at Belmont University, is a prolific author of books about the history and personalities of country music, including Baseball and Country Music, and Johnny Cash: The Songs.