Posts tagged ‘American Studies’

Longtime Adjunct Boyer Publishes Book Chapters, One Published by Oxford University Press

R. Troy Boyer, adjunct instructor in history and American studies, published a chapter, “Farm, Town, and Country in American Folklore and Folklife,” in The Oxford Handbook of American Folklore and Folklife. Boyer also contributed a chapter, “Agriculture and Industries,” to a recently-published definitive work on Pennsylvania Dutch culture, Pennsylvania Germans, published by Johns Hopkins University Press.

Dr. Robbins Featured in Westar Institute Video

Dr. Jeff Robbins—professor of religion, director of American studies, and director of the undergraduate research symposium—is featured in the most recent promotional video for the Westar Institute.


Dr. Robbins serves on the board of directors for Westar, which is dedicated to fostering and communicating the results of cutting-edge scholarship on the history and evolution of the Christian tradition, thereby raising the level of public discourse about questions that matter in society and culture. He also chairs Westar’s academic seminar on “God and the Human Future.”