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Dr. Shane Rasmussen

Louisiana Folklife Center Director

Shane Rasmussen received his M.A. and Ph.D. in English from the University of Louisiana at Lafayette. He is now the director of the Louisiana Folklife Center and an associate professor of English at Northwestern State University in Natchitoches, Louisiana where he teaches courses in folklore, early American literature, and science fiction. He is the director of the Natchitoches-NSU Folk Festival, the general editor of the Louisiana Folklife Journal, the co-chair of the Louisiana Studies Conference, and the co-chair of the NSU Louisiana High School Essay Contest.

Curriculum Vita Updated: March 13, 2018