Cristina Benedetti

Public Folklorist & Instructional Specialist for the Ohio Field School

Dr. Cristina Benedetti recently completed her Ph.D. in Comparative Studies at Ohio State with a specialization in Folklore and research interests including public space and public gatherings, alternative economies and volunteerism, the politics of performance, and logistics and infrastructures.  In 2018-19 she will serve as the public folklorist and instructional specialist for the Ohio Field Schools course and the Center's "Placemaking in Scioto County, Ohio" traveling exhibit.

Areas of Expertise
  • Festivals and Public Gatherings
  • Performance
  • Alternative Economies
  • M.A. in Arts Policy and Administration in 2013, The Ohio State University
  • M.A. in Italian in 2007, The Ohio State University
  • B.A. degrees in English and Italian in 2003, The Ohio State University

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Center for Folklore Studies Archives
218 Ohio Stadium
Columbus, OH 43210