Professor of English
B.A., The University of the South; M.A., Ph. D., University of Virginia
Lauryl Tucker has published articles about the work of Virginia Woolf, T.S. Eliot, C.S. Lewis, and Stevie Smith. Her scholarship focuses on the intersection between gender and humor, and she has just published a book about queer parody, Unexpected Pleasures: Parody, Queerness, and Genre in 20th Century British Fiction, from Clemson University Press. Notwithstanding her specialty in modern and contemporary works, she indulges her repressed Renaissance leanings every semester in English 101, a course in which she enjoys discussing the subtleties of Shakespearean drama with her first-and second-year students while teaching them how to write more creative, persuasive, and compelling essays.