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Emeriti Faculty

Faculty Member Contact Research Interests
Ilhan Basgoz
Professor Emeritus of Central Eurasian Studies; Professor Emeritus of Folklore

Goodbody 153
812-855-2586
turkishatindiana.edu

Oral literature; epics; romances; Asia; Near East; Turkey
Richard Bauman
Distinguished Professor Emeritus of Folklore; Professor of Anthropology; Professor of Communication and Culture

baumanatindiana.edu

Narrative; drama; religion; performance studies; semiotics; Mexico; the United States
Mary Ellen Brown
Professor Emerita of Folklore; Professor Emerita of Women's Studies

brown2atindiana.edu

Ballad, folksong; historical ethnology and cultural criticism; Scotland; Britain; Europe; the United States
Linda Dégh
Distinguished Professor Emerita of Folklore

deghatindiana.edu

Narrative; mass media; ethnicity; Indiana; the United States; Canada; Hungary; Europe
Sandra K. Dolby
Professor Emerita of Folklore

dolbyatindiana.edu

Australian folklore; American folklore; Indiana folklore;
Personal narrative; folklore and literature; folksong

Hasan El-Shamy
Professor Emeritus of Folklore
elshamyatindiana.edu

The folk narrative and the ballad; typology; social structure; religion among the folk; mental health in traditional cultures; psychological approaches and folklore theory; Africa; the Middle East

WFHB Interchange Interview

Henry H. Glassie
College Professor Emeritus of Folklore

Read a review of Dr. Glassie's book Pring Twins Seven-Seven: His Art, His Life in Nigeria, His Exile in America by Dr. William Hansen.

Folk art and material culture; historical approaches; the United States, Ireland, Turkey, Bangladesh

WFHB Interchange Interview

2011 Charles Homer Haskins Prize Lecture

William Hansen
Professor Emeritus of Classical Studies; Professor Emeritus of Folklore

hansenatindiana.edu

Epic; classical mythology; the ancient world
Roger Janelli
Professor Emeritus of Folklore; Professor Emeritus of East Asian Languages and Cultures

janelliatindiana.edu

Culture; religion; political economy; anthropological approaches; Korea; East Asia
John W. Johnson
Associate Professor Emeritus of Folklore

Ashton-Weatherly 302
812-855-0387
johnsonjatindiana.edu

Epic and oral poetry; Somalia; Mali; Africa; computer assisted research; popular culture
Portia K. Maultsby
Laura Boulton Professor Emerita of Ethnomusicology; Professor Emerita of Folklore and Ethnomusicology
maultsbyatindiana.edu Popular music, the music industry, African American music; Musical aesthetics and transnationalism

Lewis E. Rowell
Professor Emeritus of the Jacobs School of Music
Music of India; philosophy of music
Beverly Stoeltje
Professor
stoeltjeatindiana.edu Ritual and festival; feminist theory; the American West; Ghana; West Africa
William Wiggins Jr.
Professor Emeritus of African American and African Diaspora Studies; Professor Emeritus of Folklore

Memorial East M-39
wigginswatindiana.edu

Religion; sports; Black America