Dr. Eric Ball (alum) receives full professorship!

August 14, 2017
Eric Ball

Hearty congratulations to OSU Folklore alum, Dr. Eric Ball (who came to folklore via the Modern Greek Studies Program), who received promotion to full Professor of Humanities and Arts at SUNY Empire State College this summer! Ball is the author of Sustained by Eating, Consumed by Eating Right (SUNY Press, 2013), a personal and cultural exploration of family and foodways.

Dr. Ball also has a new essay, titled, "Gouging Tradition: Musings on Fingernail Fiddle Making," published in Voices, the journal of the New York Folklore Society. (Note: the link above directs you to excerpts of the article.