2001 Baylor University, B.A.
2004 Baylor University, M.A.
2008 University of Mississippi, Ph.D.
First Year Writing
Survey of American Literature (Part One)
Kacy Tillman specializes in various forms of life writing, including journals, letters, letter-journals and autobiographies. Primarily, her work concerns how American women used letters in the eighteenth century to become published, public authors. Her second passion is teaching on contemporary, Southern women writers.
Professional and Community Activities:
Tillman enjoys engaging in her fields of study, which concern gender and early American literature. She is published in the Literature of the Early American Republic, and she has presented her scholarly work at both national and international conferences. She is currently assisting in transcribing letters about Judith Sargent Murray, a prolific eighteenth-century American bluestocking.