Susan G. Davis

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Professor Emerita

PhD, Folklore and Folklife, Pennsylvania

Department of Communication, Lincoln Hall, 702 S. Wright St., Urbana, MC-456
(217) 244-4240
sgdavis [at]

Research Focus

The role and significance of vernacular culture; ethnography of commercial culture; the politics of culture and cultural research.

Other Professional Appointments

Professor of Speech Communication, Liberal Arts and Sciences

Related Topics

commercial culture, ethnography, folklore, history and memory, narrative theory, politics of culture, oral history, oral narrative, oral tradition, qualitative methods, vernacular culture