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Helen A. Regis

Associate Professor

Helen A. Regis

Campus address
Howe-Russell-Kniffen Geoscience Complex
Louisiana State University
Baton Rouge, LA 70803
Phone: 225-578-6171
Fax: 225-578-4420

Helen A. Regis' CV


Ph.D. Tulane University, 1997
M.A. Tulane University, 1992
B.A. Loyola University, 1987


Selected Publications

  • 2013 Producing Africa 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 Breunlin and Helen A. Regis. Collaborative Anthropologies 2:115-146.
  • 2008 Producing the Folk 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 Breunlin and Helen A. Regis. American Anthropologist 108(4):745-765.


Courses Taught

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