For books, visit Amazon Author Central or click below to read the introductions:
Tradition, Urban Identity, and the Baltimore Hon: The Folk in the City. Lanham, MD: Lexington Books, 2018.
Maryland Legends: Folklore from the Old Line State (with co-author Trevor J. Blank). Charleston, SC: The History Press, 2014.
South Central Pennsylvania Legends and Lore. Charleston, SC: The History Press, 2012.
For all other published works, visit Academia.edu or click the links below:
Peer-Reviewed Essays and Chapters
“Urban, Suburban, and Metropolitan Folklore and Folklife” in The Oxford Handbook of American Folklore and Folklife Studies, ed. Simon J. Bronner. Oxford: Oxford University Press (2018): 1-25.
“Growing Little Traditions: Baltimore’s Little Miss Hon Contest,” Children’s Folklore Review vol. 38 (2017): 79-91.
“Movies,” in Youth Cultures in America, eds. Simon J. Bronner and Cindy Dell Clark, Santa Barbara: ABC-CLIO Greenwood (2016): 481-489.
“Getting Maryland’s Goat: Diffusion and Canonization of Prince George’s County’s Goatman Legend,” Contemporary Legend: The Journal of the International Society for Contemporary Legend Research series 3, vol. 3 (2013): 63-77.
“Toying with Corporate Narratives: The Genesis of Mick(e)y Mouse,” New Directions in Folklore vol. 11, no. 2 (2013): 84-95.
“Folklorists, Folk Studies, and the Folklife Archives at Western Kentucky University: A History,” The Folklore Historian vol. 29 (2012): 3-15.
“The Folklife Archives at Western Kentucky University: A Special Collection,” Kentucky Libraries vol. 75, no. 4 (2011): 16-19.
“Legend,” in Encyclopedia of American Studies, ed. Simon J. Bronner, Baltimore: The Johns Hopkins University Press (2014).
“Daniel Boone,” in Encyclopedia of American Studies, ed. Simon J. Bronner, Baltimore: The Johns Hopkins University Press (2014).
Review of “City of Neighborhoods: Memory, Folklore, and Ethnic Place,” by Anthony Bak Buccitelli, in New Directions of Folklore vol. 15, no. 1/2 (2017).
Review of “Built with Faith: Italian American Imagination and Catholic Material Culture in New York City,” by Joseph Sciorra, in Altreitalie: International Journal of Studies on Italian Migrations in the World vol. 52 (2016).
Review of “Sensing the Past: Hollywood Stars and Historical Visions,” by Jim Cullen, in Cultural Analysis, vol. 12 (2013).
Review of “The Opposite of Cold: The Northwoods Finnish Sauna Tradition,” by Michael Nordskog, in Material Culture vol. 45, no. 1 (2013).
Review of “The Retail Revolution: How Wal-Mart Created a Brave New World of Business,” by Nelson Lichtenstein, in Journal of Consumer Culture vol. 13, no. 1 (2013).
Review of “Legend-Tripping Online: Supernatural Folklore and the Search for Ong’s Hat,” by Michael Kinsella, in Journal of Folklore Research (2011).
Review of “Newslore: Contemporary Folklore on the Internet, by Russell Frank,” in New Directions in Folklore vol. 9, no. 1 (2011).
Interview on “Tradition, Urban Identity, and the Baltimore ‘Hon’: The Folk in the City,” New Books Network (2019).
“Section Leader Series: David J. Puglia, PhD,” New Directions in Folklore blog (2018).
“What Do Folklorists Do,” Western Kentucky University Folk Studies website (2018).
For lectures and narrated essays, visit YouTube or SoundCloud.