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WKU offices in Bowling Green will open at 10 a.m. Friday. Classes Friday remain canceled and campuses in Glasgow, Owensboro and Elizabethtown/Ft. Knox remain closed Friday. Saturday classes in Bowling Green will proceed as scheduled. Here is a link to the University’s attendance policy during adverse weather conditions. Use caution and watch for slick spots on roads and walks. 

Residence Halls remain open until noon Saturday. Bemis & Barnes have space for those who need to stay longer. Visit WKU Housing & Residence Life for more information.

The high school regional basketball tournament games scheduled for Wednesday night were canceled. Games will be rescheduled for Friday/Saturday. Follow WKU News for the latest updates. #WKUAlert

Who Teaches Here?

Meet our new faculty member, kate horigan!

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Current Folk Studies Faculty

Michael Ann Williams, Department Head

237 Ivan Wilson Fine Arts Center 270-745-5898


Erika Brady, Professor

268 Ivan Wilson Fine Arts Center 270-745-5902


Timothy Evans, Associate Professor

245 Ivan Wilson Fine Arts Center 270-745-5897


Ann Ferrell, Assistant Professor

272 Ivan Wilson Fine Arts Center 270-745-5896


Kate Parker Horigan, Assistant Professor

310 Ival Wilson Fine Arts Center 270-745-4697


Johnston Njoku, Associate Professor

278 Ivan Wilson Fine Arts Center 270-745-5907


Barry Kaufkins, Instructor

Glasgow campus 270-745-5910


Brent Bjorkman, Assistant Research Professor and Director, Kentucky Folklife Program

Pioneer Log Cabin 270- 745-4133


Amy Lundell, Archivist

Mammoth Cave


Part-time faculty

Christopher Antonsen (web classes)

Theresa Osborne (web classes)

Alice Shaughnessy-Begay




Retired Faculty

Camilla Collins

Larry Danielson

Lynwood Montell


Dr. Evans


Dr. Njoku

Erika Brady

Dr. Brady

Ann Ferrell
Dr. Ferrell


Dr. Williams
kate horigan
Dr. Horigan

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