Vermont Humanities

Andy Kolovos

Man giving a talk in a bike shop
Speakers Bureau

Andy Kolovos wearing a green T-shirt and smilingAndy Kolovos is the Associate Director and Archivist of the Vermont Folklife Center. He holds a Ph.D. in Folklore and Ethnomusicology and an MLS, both from Indiana University. He has conducted ethnographic and oral history research in Vermont since 2002, and consults nationally on ethnographic, oral history and folklore archives, ethnographic interviewing and audio field recording. He is the resident comic book nerd of the El Viaje Más Caro Project, and has a deep interest in the use of comics as a medium for collaborative documentary work.

Contact Information

  • (802) 388-4964 (office)
  • (802) 373-4736 (cell)


Talks by Andy Kolovos

“The Most Costly Journey” Latin American Migrant Workers, Health Care, and Collaborative Non-Fiction Comics

Andy Kolovos from the Vermont Folklife Center and/or Julia Grand Doucet from the Open Door Clinic provide an overview of the goals of the El Viaje Más Caro Project, the collaborative methods that define its approach, and insight into the lives and experiences of the workers whose labor supports the continued viability of dairy farming in Vermont.

Vermont Humanities*** August 11, 2022