The University Press of Colorado is honored to participate in AUPresses memorial blog tour honoring Mark Saunders.
Puja Batra-Wells is a scholar of American material cultures and folklore who studies informal economies and modes of cultural display and presentation. She is program manager for the Global Arts + Humanities Discovery Theme at The Ohio State University.
Willow G. Mullins teaches folklore at Washington University in St. Louis and has published on material culture and issues of theory in folklore studies.
Garry G. Sparks is associate professor of religious studies at George Mason University. He is the principal author of The Americas’ First Theologies and serves on the editorial board of the International Journal of Latin American Religions.
Andrea Kitta is associate professor in the Department of English at East Carolina University with a specialty in medicine, belief, and the supernatural. Her current research includes vaccines, pandemic illness, contagion and contamination, stigmatized diseases, disability, health information on the internet, and Slender Man. She is the author of the 2012 Brian McConnell Book Award winner Vaccinations and Public Concern in History and coeditor of Diagnosing Folklore.