Editorial Team

Journal of Folklore and Education Reviews

The JFE review section features interdisciplinary resources of interest. Taylor Dooley Burden is JFE Review Editor. To submit publications, media products, and web-based materials for possible review, contact her at reviews@JFEpublications.org

2024 Journal of Folklore and Education Editorial Board
  • Flávia Bastos, Distinct Research Professor in the Arts and Humanities at the University of Cincinnati and Associate Dean in the Graduate School
  • Betty Belanus, Curator and Education Specialist, Smithsonian Center for Folklife and Cultural Heritage
  • Norma Cantú, Norrine R. and T. Frank Murchison Distinguished Professor of the Humanities; Trinity University, San Antonio, Texas
  • B. Marcus L. Cederstrom, Community curator of Nordic-American folklore in the Department of German, Nordic, and Slavic at the University of Wisconsin–Madison
  • Lisa Falk, Head of Community Engagement; Associate Curator of Education, Arizona State Museum; and Teaching Associate, Department of Teaching, Learning and Sociocultural Studies, College of Education
  • Robert Forloney, Faculty in Masters of Arts in Cultural Sustainability program, Goucher College
  • Incoronata (Nadia) Inserra, Assistant Professor, Department of Focused Inquiry, University College; Virginia Commonwealth University
  • Sandy LaBry, Educational Consultant, Louisiana
  • Rossina Liu, University of Maryland
  • Sarah McCartt-Jackson, Educator, Poet, and Independent Folklorist, Kentucky
About the Editors

Paddy Bowman is Co-Editor of JFE. She is Founding Director of Local Learning and creator of numerous folklore and education resources. She co-edited Through the Schoolhouse Door: Folklore, Community, Curriculum (2011) and taught for Lesley University’s Integrated Teaching through the Arts masters program for a decade. She was awarded the Benjamin A. Botkin Prize for Lifetime Achievement in Public Folklore and is a Fellow of the American Folklore Society. Reach her at pbbowman@gmail.com.

Lisa Rathje is Co-Editor of JFE. She is Executive Director of Local Learning. Rathje also has taught courses on cultural partnerships and fieldwork in the Goucher College Masters in Cultural Sustainability degree program, and has multiple publication and film credits. She currently serves on the Arts Education Partnership Equity and Higher Education Working Groups. Rathje received her PhD in English with a concentration in Folklore from the University of Missouri. Reach her at lisa@locallearningnetwork.org.

Cassie Rosita Patterson is JFE Managing Editor. She is founder and Executive Director of Southern Ohio Folklife, a nonprofit organization that supports, networks, and documents folklife in the Appalachian Ohio region. Cassie also serves as Special Projects Consultant for the American Folklore Society, supporting communications and special initiatives, such as professional development and outreach activities. Patterson received her PhD in folklore from Ohio State University, where she previously served as the Associate Director of the Center for Folklore Studies and Director of the Folklore Archives. Reach her at Cassie@JFEpublications.org.

Taylor Dooley Burden is JFE Reviews Editor and a folklorist from southern Indiana. She is a graduate of Western Kentucky University where received an MA in Folk Studies with a concentration in public folklore. Reach her at reviews@JFEpublications.org.