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Tamara Wilson: Faculty and Staff

Student Testimonial: Emily Youngman

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Tamara Wilson
Associate Professor



Research, Professional and Creative Activity:

  • Published Keeping Buffy in the Classroom– Well, At Least It Isn’t High School. Buffy Meets the Academy: Essays on the Episodes and Scripts as Texts. McFarland
  • Published Women in Leadership Roles in Popular Culture“It’s All About Power”from The PowerPuff Girls to Buffy and the Vampire Slayer. Oxford Roundtable on Women and Leadership. Oxford, England
  • Presented a number of papers for the International Conference of the Fantastic in the Arts and the Popular Culture Conference on topics such as classroom response to feminist utopias; female heroes; the works of Joss Whedon (Buffy the Vampire Slayer, Firefly, Dollhouse)
  • Numerous publications and presentations on popular culture and Joss Whedon topics
  • Studied at the Shakespeare Folger Library in Washington, D.C.

Professional Profile:

Professor Wilson received her Ph.D. in English from the University of Louisiana at Lafayette, her M.A. in English Literature from San Jose State University and her B A. in English from Indiana University. She has a special interest in both medieval and Renaissance literature, and her contemporary interests include popular culture, feminism and fantasy.

Teaching and Related Service:

Former Department Chair, 2009

Courses taught:

  • English Literature
  • American Literature
  • Literary Criticism
  • Western Literature
  • Literature and Women
  • The British Novel
  • Shakespeare
  • Selected Topics in Folklore and Literature
  • Composition

Previously taught at:

  • University of North Florida
  • University of Louisiana at Lafayette