Administration Lynne is the faculty adviser for the USU Folklore Society and currently serves as lecturer liaison for the English Department. Reasearch Lynne's research interests include digital culture, legend and belief, and teaching folklore. She has published articles and book chapters on varied subjects including ghost hunting, animals in folklore, and Internet folklore. Her doctoral dissertation focused on a set of traditional activities that involve the tracking of objects through the landscape by means of Internet-based collaboration. Lynne is currently working on a similar project that considers the ways in which virtual networks are brought to bear on physical localities. Professional Activities Lynne has worked for several scholarly folklore journals. She was the editorial assistant of Western Folklore and the reviews editor for Cultural Analysis in 2001-2002. She served on the editorial board of Cultural Analysis from 2002-2004. She is currently the book review editor for Contemporary Legend. Lynne is currently the secretary/treasurer of the Folklore Society of Utah and has served on the membership committee and the graduate student working group of the American Folklore Society. Education PhD, Folklore, Memorial University of Newfoundland, 2009 MA, American Studies / Folklore, Utah State University, 2002 BA, Interdisciplinary Studies, University of California, Berkeley, 1999 Teaching Lynne teaches courses in composition and folklore.
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Folklore Rules: A Fun, Quick, and Useful Introduction to the Field of Academic Folklore Studies, Folklore Rules: A Fun, Quick, and Useful Introduction to the Field of Academic Folklore Studies (2011)
What Every Student Should Know About Online Classes, What Every Student Should Know About Online Classes (2011)
The End of the Internet: A Folk Response to the Provision of Infinite Choice, Folklore and the Internet (2009)
Portable Places: Serial Collaboration and the Creation of a New Sense of Place, Western Folklore (2007)