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A-State Resumes Regular Weekend Hours

Arkansas State University has resumed regular weekend operation hours. For specific event schedule updates, please refer to the list below.

For the convenience of students, faculty/staff and the community:
  • The Upward Bound session scheduled for March 7 is cancelled.
  • Saturday's Archeology Day activities at the Museum have been postponed until Saturday, March 14.
  • The MPA Program's "Career Conversations" event with Dr. Michele Reba has been postponed until Wednesday, March 11, at 1 p.m., Wilson Hall, Room 412.
  • GradStock has been rescheduled to March 9, from 9 a.m. until 5:30 p.m. at Cooper Alumni Center.
  • NEA Science Fair has been postponed to March 16 at Hames Room, Convocation Center.
  • Communications Day (March 7) has been cancelled.
  • This weekend's baseball matchup with UTA has been moved to Smith-Wills Stadium in Jackson, MS. First game is Saturday, March 7 at 7 p.m. and a doubleheader on Sunday, March 8 at 1 p.m.
  • The Honors Reception event scheduled for Saturday, March 7 has been cancelled.
  • The Arkansas State University Regional Math Contest scheduled for Saturday, March 7, has been rescheduled to 4:45 pm on Monday, March 9. For more information please see the Math Department's Homepage.

For further updates, watch the A-State website at AState.edu and official social media: Facebook.com/ArkansasState and on Twitter @ArkansasState.

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Dr. Gregory Hansen

Professor of Folklore and English


  • Ph.D. Folklore, Indiana University, 2001
  • M.A. Folk Studies, Western Kentucky University, 1987
  • B.A. Communication Studies, Pennsylvania State University, 1983

Teaching Specialties

  • Folklife Studies
  • Ethnography
  • Heritage Programs
  • Folklore
  • Education

Courses Taught

  • Introduction to Literature of Western World, I and II
  • Introduction to Folklore
  • Ballad and Folksong
  • *Heritage Studies Courses

Research Interests

  • A Florida Fiddler: The Life and Times of Richard Seaman, published by University of Alabama Press.
  • With staff of Smithsonian Institution: Iowa Folklife: Our People, Communities, and Traditions, Smithsonian Institution.
  • With staff from Florida Folklife Program: The Florida Music Train, Florida Department of State; various video documentaries and audio recordings.
  • Current Project:
    Research on heritage preservation and representation in relation to folklife studies


  • Gerald E. and Corinne L. Parsons Fund Award 2009, Fellowship from the American Folklife Center within the Library of Congress.
  • Arkansas State University's Board of Trustees' 2009 "Faculty Achievement Award for Service."
  • Arkansas State University's Board of Trustees', "Faculty Achievement Award for Scholarship," 2008.
  • Arkansas State University's College of Humanities and Social Sciences Award for Outstanding Teaching, 2005.
  • (With staff of Florida Folklife Program) Dorothy Howard Prize for excellence in folklife education from the American Folklore Society's "Folklore and Education Section," 2003.
  • National Endowment for the Arts grants, 2003-9.

Gregory Hansen

Contact Information

P: (870) 972-3508


Building: Wilson Hall
Room: 215