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2011-2012 Annual Faculty/Staff Photo

2012-2013 Annual Faculty and Staff Photo

Front Row: Pravina Shukla, Fernando Orejuela, Hasan El-Shamy, Sheri Sherrill, Michelle Bright, Diane Goldstein
Back Row: Mellonee Burnim, Daniel Reed, Greg Schrempp, Jon Kay, David McDonald, John McDowell, Jennifer Studebaker, Chris Roush

Core Faculty

Faculty Member Contact Research Interests Video Profile
Mellonee Burnim
Professor;
Director, Archives of African American Music & Culture

504 N. Fess 203
812-855-4258
burnimatindiana.edu

Black religious music and aesthetics; music in the African Diaspora  
Michael Dylan Foster
Associate Professor

506 N. Fess 202
812-855-0395
fostermatindiana.edu

Japanese folklore, literature, and film; monster and supernatural studies; legend; folklore and popular culture; ritual and festival; tourism; Asian folklore

WFHB Interchange Interview

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Diane Goldstein
Professor;
Chair of the Department;
Director, Folklore Institute

504 N. Fess 202
812-855-1168
Belief studies, folk medicine, folk religion, supernatural traditions, applied folklore, the ethnography of speaking, and narrative  
Jason Baird Jackson
Associate Professor; Director, Mathers Museum of World Cultures

508 N. Fess 301 via 206
812-856-1868
jbjatindiana.edu

Cultural endangerment and revitalization; material culture; belief and ritual; cultural history; verbal art; museum work; American and Native American Studies (Eastern North America) View Video
Javier F. León
Assistant Professor

508 N. Fess 205
812-856-6959
jfleonatindiana.edu

Popular music; culture industries and neoliberalism; intangible cultural heritage policy; African Diaspora in Latin America and the Caribbean; musics of the Andean region; music and nationalism  
David McDonald
Associate Professor;
Director,
Ethnomusicology Institute

508 N. Fess 105
812-855-0396
davmcdonatindiana.edu

Israel/Palestine; performance ethnography; social theory; ethnomusicological study of violence and socio-cultural trauma

WFHB Interchange interview

 

John H. McDowell
Professor;
Director of Graduate Studies

506 N. Fess 201
812-855-0390
mcdowellatindiana.edu

Speech play and verbal art; the corrido of Greater Mexico; music, myth, and cosmology in the Andes; commemoration; folklorization; ethnopoetics; Latin America; the United States  
Fernando Orejuela
Senior Lecturer;
Director of Undergraduate Studies

504 N. Fess 204
812-855-0399
forejuelatindiana.edu

Hip hop music and culture; popular music; subculture studies; body art; youth cultures; children’s folklore; sports; game and play in culture; popular culture; pedagogy; United States

 

Daniel B. Reed
Associate Professor

510 N. Fess
812-855-2535
reeddatindiana.edu

Africa; music and religion; mask performance; ritual; identity; popular music; immigration; transnationalism; diaspora; music and health  
Gregory A. Schrempp
Professor

508 N. Fess 204
812-855-8903
gschrempatindiana.edu

Myth, cosmology and worldview; comparative mythology; history of ideas; Oceania; North America  
Pravina Shukla
Associate Professor

506 N. Fess 300
812-856-1715
pravinaatindiana.edu

Folk art and material culture; body art; dress and costume; museum studies; food art and culture; India; Brazil; United States

WFHB Interchange Interview

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Ruth M. Stone
Professor

510 N. Fess 100A
812-855-0398
stoneatindiana.edu

Music as culture and performance; theory of ethnomusicology; Africa; the Middle East  
Sue Tuohy
Senior Lecturer

508 N. Fess 106
812-856-0203
tuohysatindiana.edu

Ethnomusicology; film and music; intellectual history; music and socio-political transformation; music and culture in contemporary China; East Asia  

Visiting Lecturers

Lecturer Contact Research Interests
Brandon Barker 510 N. Fess 202
812-856-7817
barkerbratindiana.edu
Folklore and embodiment; folk illusions; material culture and embodiment; American vernacular and country music; children's folklore; folklore and contemporary theories of mind; American foodways; folklore and early American life; sociolinguistics of the American South
Kate Parker Horigan 504 N. Fess 201
812-856-2540
khoriganatindiana.edu
Expressive culture in disaster-affected communities; personal narrative; memory and commemoration; Louisiana; critical trauma theory; ethnography of communication; critical discourse analysis
Allan Mugishagwe

506 N. Fess 103
812-855-0141
amugishaatindiana.edu

Africa; Ugandan musical practices; diaspora; issues of identity; globalization; music and faith; cultural politics

Research Associate and Research Scholars

Faculty Member Contact Research Interests
Inta Carpenter
Research Scholar
(Retired)

carpenteatindiana.edu

Ethnic, exile, and diaspora identity; life story; cultural documentation /ethnography; applied folklore
Cornelia Fales
Research Associate

Ashton-Weatherly 304
812-856-7282
812-856-3777
cfalesatindiana.edu

Music cognition; timbre perception; historical concepts of timbre; music of Sub-Saharan Africa
Jon Kay
Director, Traditional Arts Indiana

501 N. Park 201
812-855-0418
jkayatindiana.edu

Indiana folklife; public folklore
Verlon Stone
Research Associate

510 N. Fess 300
812-856-0782
stonevlatindiana.edu

Liberian collections

Archives of Traditional Music

Indiana University
Morrison Hall 117 & 120
Bloomington, Indiana, USA 47405-3700
Telephone: (812) 855-4679
Fax: (812) 856-0193

Faculty Member Contact Research Interests

Alan R. Burdette
Director, Archives of Traditional Music

Morrison 117
812-855-8634
aburdettatindiana.edu

American vernacular music and dance; performance studies; German American singing societies; media and technology
Mike Casey
Associate Director, Recording Services
812-855-8090
micaseyatindiana.edu
Rachel Caswell
Office Services Assistant
812-855-4679
rcaswellatindiana.edu
Marilyn Graf
Archivist
812-855-8633
atmusicatindiana.edu
Suzanne Mudge
Librarian
812-855-8631
smudgeatindiana.edu

Archives of African American Music and Culture

Indiana University
Smith Research Center, Suites 180-181
2805 E. Tenth Street
Bloomington Indiana 47408-2601
Phone: (812) 855-8547
Fax: (812) 856-0333

Faculty & Staff Contact Areas of specialization
Mellonee Burnim
Director, Archives of African American Music and Culture
burnimatindiana.edu Black religious music and aesthetics; music in the African Diaspora
Brenda Nelson-Strauss
Head of Collections/Technical Services
bnelsonsatindiana.edu Performing arts archives and recorded sound collections
Ronda L. Sewald
Administrator/Project Manager
rsewaldatindiana.edu Ethnographic sound archives and recordings; soundscape studies;, Middle Eastern music; historical ethnomusicology

Folklore Librarian

Faculty Member Contact Research Interests

Moira Marsh
Folklore Librarian

Main Library E760
812-855-1550
molsmithatindiana.edu

Librarian for Anthropology, Folklore, Sociology, and Social Work;  Witchcraft; humor

Society for Ethnomusicology

Indiana University
Morrison Hall 005
1165 E. 3rd St.
Bloomington Indiana 47405-3700
Phone: (812) 855-6672
Fax: (812) 855-6673

Faculty & Staff Contact  
Stephen Stuempfle
Executive Director
Morrison Hall 005
812855-8779
sstuempf
atindiana.edu
 
Jennifer Studebaker
Staff
Morrison Hall 005
812-855-6672
jenstude
atindiana.edu