Meaghan Poyer

Administrative Coordinator

Address: 9 Glebe Street
E-mail: poyerm AT

A Charleston native, Meaghan thrives on the intersection of culture and language locally and globally. Returning to the College, Meaghan helps faculty, students, and visitors navigate the College, the International Studies Program, various other events, programs, and departments on campus as well as the city of Charleston and the Lowcountry at large.


Western Kentucky University
MA, Folk Studies – Public Folklore Concentration

College of Charleston
BS, Anthropology
BA, German

Research Interests

  • Visual communication, particularly in letterforms and typography
  • Foodways with a beverage focus
  • Local parks and historic sites
  • Folk performance particularly on the intersections of music and dance
  • Digital photography with mobile devices
  • Folk narratives especially those incorporating oral history and cultural landscapes
  • Intersections of basic life skills and technology in the modern world
  • Popular culture in written and media formats, especially poetry, fantasy, cultural studies, and science fiction
  • Exploring personal cultural identities

Courses Taught

  • Interdisciplinary Studies – First Year Student Experience
  • Cultural Diversity in the United States