Helen A Regis 

Associate Professor

Bachelor's Degree (s): Loyola University 1987
Master's Degree: Tulane University, 1992
PhD: Tulane University, 1997
Phone: (225) 578-6171
Fax: (225) 578-4420


Selected Publications

Producing Africa in 2013 at the New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival. African Arts 46 (2): 70-85.

2011 Davis, the Irritant: Whiteness in Black Spaces. Critical Exchange on David Simon's Treme. Contemporary Political Theory 10 (3): 393-411.

2009 Can There Be a Critical Collaborative Ethnography? Creativity and Activism in the Seventh Ward, New Orleans. Rachel and Helen A. Regis Breunlin. Collaborative Anthropologies 2: 115-146.

Producing the Folk 2008 at the New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival. . Helen A. Regis and Shana Walton Journal of American Folklore 121 (482): 400-440.

2006 Putting the Ninth Ward on the Map: Race, Place, and Transformation in Desire, New Orleans. Rachel and Helen A. Regis Breunlin. American Anthropologist 108 (4): 745-765.


Courses Taught

  • Introduction to World Ethnography
  • Africa
  • Medicine, Bodies, and Power
  • Gender, Place and Culture
  • Doing Oral History
  • History of Anthropological Thought
  • Graduate Seminar: Public Culture: Museums, Festivals, Citizenship, Public Space