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“Witches, Ghosts, and Pesky High Schoolers”: Podcast with Dr. Jeannie Thomas


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In this podcast produced by the USU Office of Research in their “Instead” series, distinguished folklorist Professor Jeannie Thomas discusses the Salem Witch Trials and the haunted nunnery in Logan, Utah and explores the ways in which myths and urban legends take hold in our society.  Longtime Department Head of English, Dr. Thomas is the author of multiple articles and books including Naked Barbies, Warrior Joes, and Other Forms of Visible Gender; and Featherless Chickens, Laughing Women, and Serious Stories; and Haunting Experiences: Ghosts in Contemporary Folklore. Listen to the podcast.