Laurel Bollinger

Associate Professor
215 Morton Hall
(256) 824-2380


PhD- Princeton University
BA - St. Olaf College

Areas of Specialization/Interests:

American Literature, Science Fiction

Recent Publications:

“Trauma, Influenza, and Revelation in Katherine Anne Porter’s ‘Pale Horse, Pale Rider.’”  Papers on Language and Literature 49.4 [2013]: 364-389. 

“Narrating Racial Identity and Transgression in Faulkner’s ‘That Evening Sun.’” College Literature 39.2 (Spring 2012): 53-72.

"'Poor Isabel, who had never been able to understand Unitarianism!' Denominational Identity and Moral Character in Henry James's The Portrait of a Lady." The Henry James Review 32.2 (Summer 2011): 160-177.

"Symbiogenesis, Selfhood, and Science Fiction." Science Fiction Studies 37.1 (Winter 2010): 34-53