Congratulations, Dr. Ben Gatling!

August 13, 2012
Ben Gatling

Congratulations to Dr. Ben Gatling, who defended his dissertation, "Post-Soviet Sufism: Texts and the Performance of Tradition in Tajikistan" (directed by Margaret Mills).

Joanna Spanos Receives Award

July 1, 2012
Joanna Spanos

Congratulations to Joanna Spanos on receiving a Coca-Cola Critical Difference for Women Grant to continue her dissertation fieldwork in central Pennsylvania.

Congratulations, Meagan!

July 1, 2012
Meagan Winkleman

Congratulations are due to Meagan Winkelman - she was one of four senior English majors nominated for the English department's Denney Award for excellence in English coursework and scholarly pursuits.

Yuanhao (Graham) Zhao Defends Thesis

July 1, 2012
Yuanhao (Graham) Zhao

Congratulations Yuanhao (Graham) Zhao for successfully defending his M.A. thesis! Graham is in the Department of Near Eastern Languages and Cultures.

Barbara Lloyd Retires

July 1, 2012
Barbara Lloyd

Barbara Lloyd, the Center's first Associate Director, retired this spring. Barbara worked alongside Pat Mullen, Amy Shuman, Dorothy Noyes, and Ray Cashman to build and expand the the Center for Folklore Studies over the past 11 years.