Christine Bucior

Christine Bucior
211 Oswald Tower
University Park , PA 16802

Curriculum Vitae

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  1. Ph.D. Pennsylvania State University--2019
  2. M.A. Pennsylvania State University--2015
  3. B.A. University of Notre Dame--2012


Ghosts and the Imagined Past (Defended June 14, 2019)

My dissertation looks at the overlap between folklore--specifically ghost-lore--and the imagined past. What I want to know is how ordinary persons who tell ghost stories do the work of imagining the past, intentionally or not, through the act of telling.

Dissertation Chair(s):

Alan Sica

Research Interests:

Social Theory; Narrative; Culture; Collective Memory; History of Sociology