Joseph Sobol has worked as a storyteller, musician, and folklorist since 1985. From 2000-2017 he coordinated the graduate program in storytelling at East Tennessee State University. Since 2017 he has directed the George Ewart Evans Centre for Storytelling at the University of South Wales in Cardiff, UK.
Co-Editor, "Storytelling, Self, Society: An Interdisciplinary Journal of Storytelling Studies"
Author, "The Storytellers Journey: An American Revival"
Author, "Liars, Damn Liars, and Storytellers: Essays on Traditional and Contemporary Storytelling"