AUTHOR: Douglas D. Peach
Douglas D. Peach (Doug) is a Folklife Specialist at the American Folklife Center. Trained as an ethnomusicologist, Peach most recently served as the Director of Folklife and Community Engagement at Sandy Spring Museum, leading the Regional Folklife Center for Montgomery County, MD, between 2020-2023. From 2014-2015, Peach worked as the South Carolina Folklife and Traditional Arts Program Director, at McKissick Museum (University of South Carolina) and the South Carolina Arts Commission. He is the co-author (with Henry Glassie and Clifford Murphy) of Ola Belle Reed and Southern Mountain Music on the Mason-Dixon Line, a two-CD/book published by Dust-to-Digital in 2014. Peach has conducted ethnographic research with musical communities in Sierra Leone and Argentina, as well as long-term research in collaboration with Gullah Geechee communities in coastal South Carolina since 2012. He is a PhD Candidate in the Department of Folklore and Ethnomusicology at Indiana University.
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