Borland elected to AFS Executive Board

January 6, 2016

Borland elected to AFS Executive Board

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Katherine Borland
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Congratulations to Center for Folklore Studies Director, Katherine Borland, for being elected to the Executive Board of the American Folklore Society for the 2016-2018 term!

Katherine Borland is Associate Professor in the Department of Comparative Studies. In addition to being an award-winning innovative teacher, she has worked as a public folklorist, a nonprofit executive director, and a Dean overseeing community outreach and experiential education. She is the author of three books, a community oriented oral history project, Creating Community: Latino Immigration to Southern Delaware (2001); an ethnography, Unmasking Class, Gender and Sexuality in Nicaraguan Festival (2006); and a volume co-edited with Abigail E. Adams, International Volunteer Tourism: Critical Reflections on Good Works in Central America (2014).