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Western Kentucky University

Folk Studies Alumni

WKU Folk Studies Alumni

Some of our graduates have recently been offered or started awesome new jobs.  Congrats to:

Amanda Hardeman—Florida State Folklorist

Amanda Fickey—Assistant Professor of Intercultural Geography and Coordinator of Appalachian Studies at Union College

Sarah McCartt-Jackson—Coordinator of Education and Community Outreach at the Kentucky Museum of Art and Craft

Kasey Chappell—Education Programs and Collections Projects Assistant for the Michigan State University Museum

Jennifer Jameson—Folk and Traditional Arts Program Director, Mississippi Arts Commission


We want to keep in touch with all our grads. We hope you will let us know what you would like to see on this site.

Check out our Alumni News section, ASF Alumni Dinner, Alumni Roundtable, and Alumni Kids.

Profiles of successful graduates may be found in the 'What Do I Do With This Degree?' section provided for prospective students. If you would like to be added to this section or want to update your information, please contact Michael Ann.

This section also provides links to grads' websites and blogs. Want to be added? Let us know. You may want to keep up with former faculty, so we have provided retired faculty profiles so you can see what they have been up to in recent years.

Do you want to stay in touch through the GradFolk listserve? Contact Erika Brady to be added.




As always, we welcome your support. Want to donate to the Folk Studies program? Please visit the donation page.

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 Last Modified 9/24/14