Dr. Scott Calhoun is the creator and director of the U2 Conference.

I welcome the opportunity to connect with you about U2 and discuss the band’s music, work, and influence, or talk about any of our mutual interests. Please send me an e-mail at the address below.

* I have been a staff writer for @U2 since 2004.

U2MadeInDublinLogo* I am a curator for U2: Made in Dublin at The Little Museum of Dublin, and a member of the museum’s advisory board. 

* My interviews for @U2 include:

* I am the editor of and a contributor to Exploring U2: Is This Rock ‘n’ Roll? (Scarecrow Press, 2011; 2014 paperback). 

* I am the editor of U2 Above, Across, and Beyond: Interdisciplinary Assessments (Lexington Books, 2014).

* I edit the Rowman & Littlefield Tempo book series on rock, pop, and culture.

* I maintain the U2 Studies Bibliography.

* I am a professor of English at Cedarville University.

* I was named the 2015 Faculty Scholar of the Year at Cedarville University.

* My full academic vita is available here.

cropped-temposerieslogo_new_cropped_1jpg2* My Ph.D. is in English, with a specialization in Rhetoric and Composition, from Bowling Green State University (OH). My research and teaching interests are mainly in:

  • U2’s music, work, and influence
  • The thought and works of C. S. Lewis and J. R. R. Tolkien
  • The imagination, the numinous, and the uses of enchantment
  • Rhetorical, literary, and narrative theories
  • The products of culture, cultural engagement, and fandom

* I live in Xenia, Ohio, with my wife and five children.

* Please write me by sending an e-mail to: