Gina Arnold

Gina Arnold is a former rock critic for Rolling Stone, Spin, and many other outlets, and a professor of rhetoric and writing at USF and San Jose State University. She holds a Ph.D. from Stanford University and has written numerous books on music, including “Route 666: On the Road to Nirvana,” “Half a Million Strong: Rock Crowds and Power at Music Festivals from Woodstock to Coachella.” She is the co-editor of the forthcoming Oxford Handbook of Punk.


Gina will be part of the panel entitled ‘F**k Gender Roles’. 



Arnold, G. (2018). Half a Million Strong: Crowds and Power from Woodstock to Coachella (New American Canon). USA: University of Iowa Press.

Arnold, G. (2014). Liz Phair’s Exile in Guyville (33 1/3). London: Bloomsbury Academic.

Arnold, G. (1997). Kiss This: Punk In The Present Tense. London: St. Martin’s Griffin.

Arnold, G. (1998). On the Road to “Nirvana” . London: Pan Books.