Kylie SchroederUtah State University, USA
Kylie first attended Off the Beaten Track as a student in 2014 and returned as staff in 2019. She studied anthropology, folklore, and religious studies at the University of Wisconsin-Madison and Utah State University, where her research interests focused on haunted heritage tourism and digital folklore. On Gozo, she researched agrotourism and the built environment. In the future, she is excited to explore the use of abandoned spaces by locals and visitors to the island. Kylie lives in Wisconsin, USA with her fiance and their two cats, Leia and River. She is an avid reader, loves to knit socks, and enjoys experimenting in the kitchen! She spends some of her free time volunteering at the local living history park and working in their archives. She is also a competitive Irish dancer and instructor with the Kinsella Academy of Irish Dance.