Dr. Deborah L. Wagnon

Professor, Recording Industry, College of Media and Entertainment

Dr. Deborah L. Wagnon
Room 346, College of Education Building (COE)
MTSU Box 21, Murfreesboro, TN 37132

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Wagnon holds a J.D. from Stanford Law School. Prior to joining MTSU’s faculty, she was a partner in the renowned entertainment law firm John Mason Partners Ltd., in Nashville and Los Angeles. In 2000, she joined the international firm of Greenberg Traurig as partner in the entertainment practice. Wagnon was previously General Counsel of Landmark Entertainment Group in Hollywood, and has extensive U.S. and international experience working with leading recording artists, producers, screenwriters, authors, filmmakers, songwriters, and composers.

Areas of Focus

Contracts and Legal Issues | Copyright Law | International Entertainment Transactions

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Degree Information

  • MFA, Goddard College (2005)
  • JD, Stanford University (1982)
  • BS, Georgia Institute of Technology (1976)

Areas of Expertise

Copyright Law
Contracts and Legal Issues
International Entertainment Transactions


Deborah Wagnon is an Associate Professor at Middle Tennessee State University specializing in Recording Industry Legal Issues. Her personal website listing her broad experience and accomplishments in this field is located here.

Ms. Wagnon is also the coordinator for the 2014 Study Abroad initiative which is now open for applications. Please click here for more information as well as applying for this unique learning opportunity.