Cadaval, Olivia and Diaz-Carrera, Cristina. 2014. "The Smithsonian Folklife Festival and Cultural Heritage Policy in Colombia: A Case Study." Curator: The Museum Journal 57 (4):423-436. https://doi.org/10.1111/cura.120832014
Cadaval, Olivia. 2007. "Pots of Promise: Mexicans and Potter at Hull-House, 1920-40." CRM: The Journal of Heritage Stewardship 4 (1):80-82.
Cadaval, Olivia. 2007. "The Borderlands of Culture: Américo Paredes and the Transnational Imaginary." The Journal of Latin American and Caribbean Anthropology 12 (1):261-263. https://doi.org/10.1525/jlat.2007.12.1.2612007
Cadaval, Olivia. 2018. "My Tongue is Divided in Two." in Race and Cultural Practice in Popular Culture, edited by Perez, Domino Renee and Gonzalez, Rachel Valentina., Rutgers University Press.
Cadaval, Olivia. 2016. "Imagining a Collaborative Curatorial Relationship: A Reordering of Authority over Representation." in Curatorial Conversations: Cultural Representation and the Smithsonian Folklife Festival, edited by Cadaval, Olivia, Kim, Sojin, and N'Diaye, Diana Baird., 155. University Press of Mississippi.
N'Diaye, Diana Baird, Cadaval, Olivia, and Kim, Sojin. 2016. "Introduction." in Curatorial Conversations: Cultural Representation and the Smithsonian Folklife Festival, edited by Cadaval, Olivia, Kim, Sojin, and N'Diaye, Diana Baird., 19. University Press of Mississippi.
Cadaval, Olivia. 2010. "Adams Morgan: Diversity with a Latin Beat." in Washington at Home: An Illustrated History of Neighborhoods in the Nation's Capital, edited by Smith, Kathryn Schneider., 2nd ed. 433-448. Johns Hopkins University Press.
Rodolfo, Palma Rojo and Cadaval, Olivia. 2010. "México: From Unknown Mexico to Amazing Mexico." in The 2010 Smithsonian Folklife Festival [Program Book]: México, Asian Pacific Americans, Smithsonian Inside Out, edited by Deutsch, James I., 11-37. Smithsonian Institution Center for Folklife and Cultural Heritage.
Olivia Cadaval is Curator and Chair of Cultural Research and Education at the Center for Folklife and Cultural Heritage. Since joining the Center in 1988, she has curated numerous Smithsonian Folklife Festival programs including El Rio (2000), México (2010), Colombia: The Nature of Culture (2011), and PERÚ: Pachamama (2015).
In addition to her work with the Festival, Olivia produces curriculum enrichment materials, exhibitions, and online portals, including the bilingual site “Assembling the Festival Program: Colombia.” She has worked extensively on documentation, public programs, and education projects in the Latino community of Washington, D.C.
Her publications include Creating a Latino Identity in the Nation's Capital: The Latino Festival (1998). Olivia has contributed to such publications as Urban Odyssey, Creative Ethnicity, Washington at Home, New York Folklore, the Journal of Folklore Research, and The Public Historian. Olivia holds a Ph.D. in American Studies and Folklife from George Washington University.