Jean Littlejohn is the Executive and Artistic director of the Family Folk Machine. Jean holds an MM in Organ Performance from Indiana University and a PhD in Music Theory from Northwestern. She has worked as a church musician and as a music theory professor, and she is currently the managing editor for Contemporary Sociology: A Journal of Reviews. She lives in Iowa City with her husband, Michael Sauder, and kids, Claire and Ben. Directing the Family Folk Machine is one of her favorite things.