Thomas A. DuBois
Thomas A. DuBois received his Ph.D. in Folklore and Folklife from the University of Pennsylvania in 1990. He taught at the University of Washington from 1990-1999. While there, he founded the Finnish Studies Program in the Department of Scandinavian Studies. In 2000, DuBois moved to the University of Wisconsin-Madison. He is a professor in the Scandinavian Studies Department, as well as the Department of Comparative Literature and Folklore. DuBois also serves as the Director of the Religious Studies Program. His research interests include folklore and identity in the Nordic region, particularly in connection with Finnish, Sámi, and Swedish cultures. DuBois also researches the Baltic region and the broader cultural context of Northern Europe, as well as Celtic-Scandinavian cultural relations. DuBois has written, edited, or co-edited several books and has published articles in journals such as Journal of American Folklore, Journal of Finnish Studies, Scandinavian Studies, and Oral Tradition.
He is the editor of the Folklore of the Nordic-Baltic Region series, published by the Welsh Academic Press. Together with James P. Leary, he is currently co-editor of the Journal of American Folklore.
- In 2011, DuBois was awarded an honorary doctorate from the University of Umeå in Umeå, Sweden.
- In 2012, he won a Kellet Award from the University of Wisconsin-Madison.
- DuBois, Thomas (1995). Finnish Folk Poetry and the Kalevala. Routledge. ISBN 978-0815319757.
- DuBois, Thomas (1999). Nordic Religions in the Viking Age. University of Pennsylvania. ISBN 978-0-8122-1714-8.
- DuBois, Thomas (2000). Finnish Folklore. Finnish Literature Society in association with the University of Washington Press. (co-authored with Leea Virtanen)
- DuBois, Thomas (2006). Lyric, Meaning, and Audience in the Oral Tradition of Northern Europe. Notre Dame University Press. ISBN 978-0-268-02589-2.
- DuBois, Thomas (2007). Sanctity in the North: Saints, Lives, and Cults in Medieval Scandinavia. University of Toronto Press. ISBN 978-0-268-02589-2. (ed.)
- DuBois, Thomas (2009). An Introduction to Shamanism. University of Toronto Press. ISBN 9780521873536.
- DuBois, Thomas (2009). The Nordic Storyteller: Essays in Honour of Niels Ingwersen. Cambridge Scholars Publishing. ISBN 978-1443801454. (ed. with Susan Brantly)
- Turi, Johan (2011). An Account of the Sámi. Nordic Studies Press. ISBN 0-9772714-5-5. (trans.)
- "Madison Arts Commission: City of Madison, Wisconsin", Retrieved 26 April 2013.
- "Thomas DuBois: About Me", Retrieved 26 April 2013.
- "Department of Scandinavian Studies: Thomas DuBois", Retrieved 26 April 2013.
- "Recent Articles", Retrieved 26 April 2013.
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- "Welsh Academic Press - Folklore of the Nordic-Baltic Region", Retrieved 25 May 2013.
- "Editor & AFS Contact Information: Journal of American Folklore", Retrieved 26 April 2013.
- "Nordic Studies Press - An Account of the Sámi", Retrieved 26 April 2013.
- "Letters & Science News & Notes: Awards & Honors", Retrieved 26 April 2013.
- "Twelve professors receive Kellett Mid-Career Awards", Retrieved 26 April 2013.