LFS Board member Susan Roach receives Lifetime Contribution to the Humanities award

Please join us in congratulating Dr. Roach on this well deserved award from the Louisiana Endowment for the Humanities.

From the LEH website announcement:

Susan Roach is the Mildred Saunders Adams Endowed Professor in English at Louisiana Tech University in Ruston. Dr. Roach’s tireless work as a folklorist includes the documentation and presentation of Louisiana arts and crafts, music, ritual traditions, occupational lore, and foodways. She served as a key leader in the folklorist response to Hurricanes Katrina and Rita, and continues to author new scholarship, most recently in the groundbreaking Delta Pieces project.