African-American Literature

Dr. Nicole L. Willey

Nicole Willey is an associate professor of English at Kent State University at Tuscarawas, where she has been teaching literature and writing courses since 2003. Her research interests include mothering, masculinities, memoir, pedagogy, nineteenth-century American literature, and slave narratives. She wrote Creating a New Ideal of Masculinity for American Men: The Achievement of Sentimental Women Writers in the Mid-Nineteenth Century and co-edited the collection Motherhood Memoirs: Mothers Creating/Writing Lives.