Susan Eleuterio

Activist, folklorist, educator

Susan Eleuterio is a folklorist, educator, and consultant to non-profits. She holds an MA in American Folk Culture from the Cooperstown Graduate Program (SUNY/Oneonta) and a BA in English/Education from the University of Delaware. She is the author of Irish American Material Culture: A Directory of Collections, Sites and Festivals in the United States and Canada, as well as essays in the Encyclopedia of Chicago History, the Encyclopedia of American Folklore, the Encyclopedia of Women’s Folklore and Folklife, and Ethnic American Food Today: A Cultural Encyclopedia. She has conducted fieldwork and developed public programs including exhibits, performances, folk arts education workshops and residencies in schools, and professional development programs for teachers, students, adults, and artists for schools, museums, arts education agencies and arts organizations across the United States. She is an adjunct faculty member of Goucher College’s Masters in Cultural Sustainability program.