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.