Susan Roach
Director, School of Literature and Language
Coordinator, Technical Writing Program
Folklorist, Louisiana Tech Folklife Program
Mildred Saunders Adams Endowed Professorship in English

Contact:
MSRoach@latech.edu
318-257-2728
GTM 284

Education:
PhD University of Texas at Austin
PhA University of Arkansas
MA University of Arkansas

Research Interests:
Narrative and Oral History, Louisiana Folklife:  Ritual and Traditional Music (Old Time Country Fiddling, Blues, Gospel), Material Culture (Quilts and Other Women's Crafts), and American Literature (Women and Contemporary).

Hobbies:
Tai Chi, photography, nutrition, and alternative medicine.

Web Sites:
Louisiana Regional Folklife Program:  http://www.latech.edu/tech/rural/folklife/index.php?section=1
Dr. Susan Roach:  http://www.garts.latech.edu/msroach/index.html