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College of Liberal Arts - Louisiana Tech University

School of
Literature and Language

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 
318-257-2718
GTM 238

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/folklife/index.php?section=1
Dr. Susan Roach:  http://www.garts.latech.edu/msroach/index.html


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