RSU Native American Student Association

Music Appreciation and Music History

Native American Studies


Summer 2011 Classes

Curriculum Vitae


Picture of Dr. Hugh Foley

Dr. Hugh Foley
Associate Professor

School of Liberal Arts
Department of Communication and Fine Arts
Baird Hall, Rm. 105
Office Phone: 918-343-7566
Email: hfoley@rsu.edu

Dr. Hugh Foley received a doctoral degree in English from Oklahoma State University, and masterís and bachelorís degrees in English from New York University. His primary areas of scholarship are American studies with an emphasis on Oklahoma music and culture, Native American studies, and cinema. Author of the Oklahoma Music Guide, he has been published in numerous encyclopedias and books, and his video compilations on Native American music and culture have been shown at national conferences and on public television in several states. Involved actively with radio broadcasting since 1977, he serves as a faculty consultant to the campus radio station, RSU Radio. In his role as faculty advisor for the RSU Native American Student Association, he produces the annual RSU Native American Heritage Festival and the RSU Graduation Honor Powwow. Among several volunteer civic activities, Foley is a founding board member of the Oklahoma Music Hall of Fame and Museum, currently serving as the chair of the induction selection committee.