He gained his PhD in history from University College London (UCL) in April 2012 on the subject of Anglo-American relations 1969-1974. He also conducted research on "British policy, the Vietnam War and East of Suez (1964-1967)", and "British policy towards Palestine (1914-1917)".
Hugo Keesing, Wouter Keesing, C.L. Yarbrough, Justin Brummer
University of Maryland, Modern Songs of War and Conflict: Keesing Collection on Popular Music and Culture, 2021
University College London (UCL), U. of London, 2012
A collection of songs and spoken-word recordings referencing Lt. William Calley and the My Lai Massacre
Songs about or referencing the Kent State shootings ("May 4 massacre" or the "Kent State massacre"), and the Jackson State killings.
Vietnam War songs in the genres of soul, doo-wop, R&B, gospel, and funk
Vietnam War songs in the blues music genre
A collection of punk songs that reference the Vietnam War
A collection of Vietnam War songs and spoken-word records from Australia & New Zealand
Mexican-American songs about the Vietnam War. This includes songs from the Chicano movement, Tex-Mex, Tejano, and other sub-genres performed by Mexican-Americans.
Puerto Rican songs about the Vietnam War
Vietnam War songs influenced by Latin, Central American & Caribbean music, covering various genres and countries
Vietnam War songs from Europe
Songs about or referencing demonstrations at the 1968 Democratic National Convention, held in Chicago, Illinois, USA, where eight protesters were arrested. They are known as the Chicago Seven and Chicago Eight
Vietnam War songs about US Prisoners of War (P.O.W.) and the Missing in Action (M.I.A.) - also known as the POW/MIA issue
Song about or referencing the Vietnam Veterans Memorial Wall in Washington D.C., sometimes called the "Black Wall".
Songs that reference the Vietnam War and Christmas
Children & teenagers singing / talking about the Vietnam War on record
US post-war presidents: Truman, Eisenhower, Kennedy, LBJ, Nixon, Ford, Carter, Reagan, Bush. Key political figures eg. MLK and Wallace, and major wars / issues eg. Iranian hostage crisis, the Gulf War etc.