Kelley, Joyce

Phone: 334-244-3449
Office Number: 338

Title: Professor of English
Department: English and Philosophy
Phone: 334-244-3449
Email: [email protected]
Building: Liberal Arts



Joyce E. Kelley is Professor of English at Auburn University at Montgomery where she teaches courses in nineteenth and twentieth-century British and American literature, children’s literature, and poetry writing.  She is the faculty sponsor of English Club and plays cello in the Montgomery Symphony.

Her articles have appeared in The Journal of Narrative Theory, Victorians, Virginia Woolf Miscellany, Children’s Literature, The Edinburgh Companion to Virginia Woolf and the Arts, Critical Insights: Walt Whitman, Reading Transatlantic Girlhood in the Long Nineteenth Century, and in the collection Politics, Identity, and Mobility in Travel Writing.  Her books include a monograph on the women modernists and travel, Excursions into Modernism: Women Writers, Travel, and the Body (Ashgate, 2015), and an edited collection, Children’s Play in Literature: Investigating the Strengths and the Subversions of the Playing Child (Routledge, 2019).     

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