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Tracey Watts

Interim Chairperson and Instructor

Tracey Watts
Tracey Watts

Tracey Watts completed her M.A. at the University of Montana in Missoula and her Ph.D. in Ethnic and Third World Literatures at the University of Texas at Austin. Her scholarly interests include New Orleans literature, Native American literature, and 19th century American literature. Her scholarly work has appeared in the journals Matatu and Southern Literary Journal. Her creative work has appeared in 14 Hills, New Delta Review, The Portland Review Literary Journal, and Antietam Review. She is delighted to be teaching at her alma mater, where she graduated with a degree in English (concentration in writing).


Ph.D., University of Texas at Austin; M.A., University of Montana

Classes Taught

  • Critical Reading and Writing
  • Writing About Literature
  • American Romanticism
  • New Orleans in Literature
  • Banned Books & Subversive Ideas
  • Yoga: Literature and Practice



    Areas of Expertise

    Multi-ethnic U.S. Literature, New Orleans literature, Native American literature