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Sheila Bock, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor
Interdisciplinary Degree Programs
Office: CBC-B 417
Phone: 702-895-0119
Fax: 702-895-4097

Biography

Sheila Bock received her Ph.D. from The Ohio State University's Department of English with a focus on Folklore Studies. She holds a B.A. in Anthropology (UC Berkeley) and an M.A. in Comparative Studies (The Ohio State University). Her research interests include personal narrative, stigma, the traditionalization of health and illness, foodways, ethnography of communication, folklore and the body, and folklore and popular culture. Her interdisciplinary peer-reviewed scholarship has been accepted for publication in the Journal of Folklore Research (2011, 2012), Western Journal of Black Studies (2012), Health, Culture, and Society (2013), Journal of Medical Humanities (forthcoming 2014), and Western Folklore (forthcoming 2015).