Graduate Students

Charite Hyman

Ellen Jacks

Rebecca Keyel

Anna Rue  Anna Rue
PhD Candidate, Scandinavian Studies
Norwegian-American folklore; specifically folk music, but I also have an interest in Norwegian-American celebration, material culture and oral history. 

Casey Schmitt

Hilary Virtanen Hilary Virtanen
PhD Candidate, Scandinavian Studies
Finnish ethnicity, American interethnicity, museums and tourism, oral history, the Upper Midwest, language and culture, material culture, festivals, the working class. 

Jason Schroeder  Jason Schroeder
MA Candidate, Scandinavian Studies
Swedish ballad tradition, Swedish oral folklore, masculinity and old age

Ayako Yoshimura  Ayako Yoshimura
PhD Candidate, Scandinavian Studies
Folklore, material culture (arts, crafts, dress), foodways, vernacular beliefs, personal experience narratives, ethnography, public folklore



Recent Graduates:


Carrie Roy  Carrie Roy
PhD, Scandinavian Folklore
Norse material culture, Scandinavian-American folk art, material culture, craft, religion, belief, metalworking, woodworking, textiles.


Katie Ramos 
MA, Communication Arts