Staff

Staff

David  McDonald

David McDonald

Associate Professor, Folklore and Ethnomusicology

Chair, Folklore and Ethnomusicology

Director, Ethnomusicology Institute

Solimar Otero

Solimar Otero

Professor, Folklore and Ethnomusicology

Director, Folklore Institute

Editor, Journal of Folklore Research

Pravina  Shukla

Pravina Shukla

Provost Professor, Folklore and Ethnomusicology

Director of Graduate Studies

K. Brandon Barker

K. Brandon Barker

Assistant Professor, Folklore and Ethnomusicology

Director of Undergraduate Studies

Editor, Children’s Folklore Review

Michelle Melhouse

Michelle Melhouse

Department Manager

  • mmelhous@indiana.edu
  • (812) 855-0389
  • Classroom Office Building, 800 E. 3rd St., 263

Manages the budgetary, administrative, personnel, and enrollment affairs of the department.

Angus Martin Burke

Angus Martin Burke

Accounting Associate

  • am242@indiana.edu
  • (812) 855-5243
  • Classroom Office Building, 800 E. 3rd St., 265

Processes financial and other documents for the department including travel and payroll.

Tabitha Rominger

Tabitha Rominger

Program Specialist

  • tmroming@iu.edu
  • (812) 855-0043
  • Classroom Office Building, 800 E. 3rd St., 259

Student services, marketing and events, alumni relations.

Onur Alakavuklar

Onur Alakavuklar

Front Desk Administrative Assistant

Greets visitors, responds to inquires via departmental email and phone, assists with events and marketing, prepares alumni newsletter.

Dr. Krystie Herndon

Dr. Krystie Herndon

Senior Advisor

Advises undergraduate majors and minors, as well as the undergraduate Folklore and Ethnomusicology Student Association.

Chris Roush

Chris Roush

Senior Fiscal Support Specialist

Manages accounts at the College approval level.

Moira Marsh

Moira Marsh

Folklore Librarian

Librarian for Anthropology, Folklore, Sociology, and Social Work; witchcraft; humor.