Richard Raspa

Richard Raspa, PhD, is a professor and graduate chair in the Department of Interdisciplinary Studies at Wayne State University, Detroit, Michigan. In addition to his three other books, he has co-authored "Italian Folktales in American: The Verbal Art of an Immigrant Woman, "which was awarded the International Botkin Prize by the American Folklore Society for best first book. Raspa had had a Fulbright to Italy, was an Ellsworth Fellow, and regularly presents his research at conferences around...See more