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Faculty Profile

JOAN WYLIE HALL

ENGLISH
SENIOR LECTURER IN ENGLISH
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104 LEAVELL HALL
UNIVERSITY, MS 38677
(662) 915-7286
Joined UM: 07/02/1984

Brief Bio

Joan Wylie Hall, lecturer in English, earned a doctorate in American and English literature from Notre Dame University. She has also taught at Saint Mary-of-the-Woods (Indiana) College and conducted tutorials for junior English majors at Harvard. Author of "Shirley Jackson: A Study of the Short Fiction" and editor of "Conversations with Audre Lorde," she has published more than 50 book chapters and journal articles on Eudora Welty, Tennessee Williams, Ann Patchett, William Faulkner, Ruth McEnery Stuart, Anna Deavere Smith, Natasha Trethewey, and other authors. She has also published more than 100 book reviews. Her main research interests are southern literature, African American literature, and American women's writing. Listed in "Who's Who in America 2007," "Who's Who in American Education 2007-2008," and "Who's Who of American Women 2007," she received a Travel to Collections grant from the National Endowment of the Humanities and an Earhart Foundation research fellowship.

Degrees

BA
ENGLISH
ST MARY OF THE WOODS COLLEGE/ST MARY OF THE WOODS, INDIANA (1969)
MA
ENGLISH
UNIVERSITY OF NOTRE DAME/SOUTH BEND, INDIANA (1970)
PHD
ENGLISH
UNIVERSITY OF NOTRE DAME/SOUTH BEND, INDIANA (1976)

Awards

College of Liberal Arts - Instructor of the Year
2014