Andy Kolovos is the Vermont Folklife Center’s Director of Archives and Research. He earned a BA in Literature from Bennington College, and holds a Ph.D. in Folklore and Ethnomusicology and an MLS, both from Indiana University.

His research interests include graphic ethnography/ethnographic cartooning, audio field recording, audio preservation, and theory and practice in folklore and folklife archives. He is co-coordinator of the National Folklore Archives Initiative project of the American Folklore Society.

Andy maintains the Vermont Folklife Center’s Audio Field Recording Equipment Guide, and blogs semi-regularly on ethnographic cartooning at