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Field Office Coordinator

Tom Mould

Tom Mould is Associate Professor of Anthropology at Elon University and director of PERCS, Elon’s Program for Ethnographic Research and Community Studies. He is the author of three books—Choctaw Prophecy: A Legacy of the Future (2003), Choctaw Tales (2004), and Still, the Small Voice: Revelation, Personal Narrative and the Mormon Folk Tradition (2011)—and the co-edited book The Individual and Tradition (2011). He has also published on issues of generic boundaries, constructed identities, and narrative and performance traditions in a number of cultures, including in American Indian and African-American communities, and in the rural southeast of the U.S. He has also produced video documentaries for public television on folk art and culture in Indiana, Kentucky and North Carolina. As the Social Sciences Director of the Elon College Fellows Program, Tom leads students in experiential learning and undergraduate research in Washington D.C. Tom also leads a semester abroad course in Western Australia on Aboriginal Australian culture.