People

Georgios Anagnostou Georgios Anagnostou
Associate Professor
Greek-American culture and society
Ethnography
Diaspora studies
614 688-3721
Puja Batra-Wells
Ph.D. Student & CFS Graduate Archivist
Popular Culture and Folklore
Material and Visual Cultures
Museums and Tourism
614 292-9936
Lynda Behan Lynda Behan
Faculty, OSU Marion
Composition 740 725-6284
Elizabeth Bell Elizabeth Bell
Senior Lecturer
Indigenous Studies
Identity
Ritual
614 247-8828
Mark Bender Mark Bender
Associate Professor
Traditional performance and performance-connected literature of China
Han and ethnic minority cultures
614 292-1746
Cristina Benedetti
M. A. Student
Katherine Borland Katherine Borland
Associate Professor, CFS Director of Undergraduate Studies
Postcolonial (World) Literature
Folklore, Latin American Folklore, Festival, Dance
Writing, Ethnography
614 247-0045
Cassie Bower
Erin Cahill Erin Cahill
Multimodal Composition
Semiotics
Narrative Theory
Lorraine Cashman Lorraine Cashman
Associate Director, American Folklore Society
Narrative
Genre Theory
Folklore & Literature
614 292-4715
Ray Cashman Ray Cashman
Associate Professor, CFS Director of Graduate Studies
Folklore, performance studies, ethnography of communication
Social memory, commemoration, and nostalgia
Politics of culture and identity
614 247-8257
Danille Christensen Danille Christensen
Senior Lecturer, English
Cultural poetics and performance
Rhetorical uses of genre and tradition
Semiotics of identity
Sara Cleto Sara Cleto
Ph.D. Student
Fairy Tales
Fantastic Literature
Nineteenth Century Literature
Jeffrey H. Cohen
Associate Professor
Migration
Development
Nutrition
614 247-7872
Daniel E Collins Daniel E Collins
Associate Professor
Historical pragmatics
East and West Slavic linguistics
Old Church Slavonic; Old Russian (linguistics and literature)
614 292-7791
Sarah Dunlap Sarah Dunlap
Ph.D. Candidate
Ecocriticism
20th Century Literature
Sexuality Studies
Marcia Farr, Ph.D. Marcia Farr, Ph.D.
Professor, emeritus
Ethnography of Communication
Literacy (bilingualism, biliteracy, in multicultural settings)
614 292-0095
Lesley Ferris Lesley Ferris
Arts & Humanities Distinguished Professor
614 292-0829
Alison Furlong
Salvador García Castañeda Salvador García Castañeda
Professor
18th- and 19th-century Spanish Peninsular Literature and Culture 614 292-9144
Levi Gibbs
614 292-5816
Helena Goscilo Helena Goscilo
Chair and Professor Department of Slavic and East European Languages and Literature
Russian culture (with emphasis on 20th & 21st century)
Visual culture, especially art, graphics, and film
Film adaptation
614 247-1790
Richard Firth Green Richard Firth Green
Humanities Distinguished Professor of English
614 247-7088
Susan Hanson Susan Hanson
Academic Program Coordinator, Lecturer
Performance Studies
War
Veteran Studies
614 247-6539
John Harris
Undergraduate
Sarah Iles Johnston Sarah Iles Johnston
Professor
614 292-2058
Anthonia Kalu
Professor, African-Amer & African Studies
614 688-5779
Merrill Kaplan Merrill Kaplan
Associate Professor of Folklore and Scandinavian Studies
Old Norse-Icelandic literature
Folklore
Nineteenth-century Norwegian literature and culture
614 247-8061
Valerie Lee Valerie Lee
Vice Provost and Chief Diversity Officer of the Office of Diversity and Inclusion
American Literature
African American Literature & Theory
Women's Literature & Feminist Theory
Tim Lloyd Tim Lloyd
Director, American Folklore Society & Adjunct Associate Professor
American foodways
Occupational culture
History of public folklore
614 292-3375
Wes Merkes
Undergraduate Student & CFS Archival Assistant
Margaret Mills Margaret Mills
Professor Emeritus
Popular culture of the Persian and Farsi-speaking world
Afganistan
614 292-7136
Gabriella Modan Gabriella Modan
Associate Professor
Sociolingusitics, discourse analysis
Ethnography
Place and Space Theory
614 292-0338
John Moe John Moe
Lecturer
614 292-1699
Patrick Mullen Patrick Mullen
Professor Emeritus
Folk belief
Legend
Folksong
Nicole Nieto Nicole Nieto
Ph.D. Student & Program Manager, Academic Initiatives
614 688-8449
Dorothy Noyes Dorothy Noyes
Professor & Director of the Center for Folklore Studies
Folklore, performance, festivals
Heritage
Romance-speaking Mediterranean
614 292-8683
Yi Fan Pai
614 292-5816
Rachel Paiscik Rachel Paiscik
Undergraduate Student & CFS Office Assistant
Arabic
Tunisia
Chan E. Park Chan E. Park
Professor
Korean Language & Literature
Korean Traditional Oral Narrative
Asian and Western Drama and Theatre
614 292-1908
Cassie Patterson Cassie Patterson
Assistant Director, Center for Folklore Studies & Director of the Folklore Archives
Folklore Studies
Appalachian Studies
Literacy Studies
614 292-1639
Amy Shuman Amy Shuman
Professor
Narrative
Theory
Ethnic Identity
614 292-6555
Martha Sims Martha Sims
Senior Lecturer
Composition (including Basic Writing)
Folklore
614 688-8567
Joanna Spanos Joanna Spanos
Ph.D. Candidate
Ethnohistory
Festival
Infanticide
Brittany Warman Brittany Warman
Ph.D. Student & Graduate Administrative Associate for the Center for Folklore Studies
Fairy Tales and Supernatural Folklore
Folklore and Literature
Speculative Literature
Kathy Webb
Subject Librarian, Folklore
614 688-5861
Sabra Webber Sabra Webber
Associate Professor
Near Eastern languages and cultures
Arab and Arab American folklore and culture
614 292-9255
Mickey Weems Mickey Weems
Writer
614 287-5377
Meagan Winkelman
Margaret Wyszomirski Margaret Wyszomirski
Professor
Cultural policies and the arts
Philanthropy and the arts
Public policy process
614 292-5757
Nancy Yan Nancy Yan
Ph.D. Candidate
614 292-6065
Ziying You Ziying You
Ph.D. Candidate