Head of Department

Cory Thorne (cross-appointed with Music)
BMus (Memorial), MA, PhD (University of Pennsylvania)


Paul Smith
BA, PhD (Sheffield)

Diane Tye
BA (Mount Allison), MA, PhD (Memorial)

Harris Berger

BA (Wesleyan University), MA, PhD (Indiana University)


 Associate Professors

Holly Everett, (cross-appointed with Music)
BA (Texas at Austin), MA, PhD (Memorial)

Jillian Gould, Coordinator, Certificate in Newfoundland Studies
BA Hons (Toronto), MA (New York), PhD (Memorial)

Philip Hiscock,
BA, MA, PhD (Memorial), Graduate Studies Administrator


Assistant Professors:

Mariya Lesiv, Undergraduate Liaison
BA (Lviv, Ukraine), MA, PhD (University of Alberta)


Cognate Faculty:

John Bodner, Grenfell Campus
BA (Trent), MA (Memorial), PhD  (Memorial)

Doreen Klassen, Grenfell Campus
BA (Wilfred Laurier), MA (Manitoba), PhD (Indiana)

Kati Szego, (School of Music, cross-appointed with Folklore)
BMus (Queens), MA (Hawaii) PhD (Washington)

Retired Faculty:

Beverley Diamond, (Joint-appointed, Music and Folklore) Fellow of the Royal Society of Canada, Director of MMAP, Canada Research Chair in Traditional Music, Ethnomusicology
BMus.Hons, MA, PhD (Toronto)

Martin Lovelace
BA (Wales), MA (Alberta), MA, PhD (Memorial)

Gerald Pocius, Fellow of the Royal Society of Canada, University Research Professor
BS (Drexel), MA (Memorial), PhD (University of Pennsylvania)

Neil Rosenberg, Professor Emeritus
BA (Oberlin), MA, PhD (Indiana)

Adjunct Faculty:

Diane Goldstein
Indiana University - Bloomington

Brian Cherwick

BMus ( Brandon ), MA (Alberta ), PhD ( Alberta )


Post-doc fellow:

Pam Hall