Jon Kay

Jon Kay

Associate Professor, Folklore and Ethnomusicology

Director, Traditional Arts Indiana

Education

  • Ph.D., Indiana University, Bloomington, 2014
  • M.A., Western Kentucky University, 1997

Research interests

  • public folklore
  • Indiana folklife
  • folk arts and aging
  • material culture
  • museums
  • occupational folklife
  • digital humanities

Courses recently taught

  • Indiana Folklore
  • Lab in Public Folklore & Ethnomusicology
  • Public Practice in Folklore & Ethnomusicology

Awards & Distinctions

  • 2020 Bicentennial Professor
  • 2018 National Endowment for the Arts Art Works Folk & Traditional Arts grant
  • 2013 Indiana Governor's Arts Award