Lorie Watkins

Lorie Watkins wrote her dissertation under the direction of Faulkner scholar Noel Polk. She is Associate Professor of English at William Carey University in Hattiesburg, Mississippi. Her research interests include Southern literature - especially William Faulkner, African American literature, and American modernism. She is currently working on a history of Mississippi’s literature, Writing in the Crooked Letter State, for the University Press of Mississippi’s Heritage Series, and edits the annual Publications of the Mississippi Philological Association. Her previous experience with digital humanities includes working with the Little Red Riding Hood project at the University of Southern Mississippi and directing the Society for the Study of Southern Literature’s online bibliography.

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