Dr. Tuley’s areas of specialization are Feminist Theory, Critical Theory, Psychoanalytic Theory and Depth Psychology, Women's Studies and Women's Literature, African American and Caribbean Literatures. She received a BA in Political and Social Thought from the University of Virginia, an MA in Philosophy and a Ph.D. in Comparative Literature from SUNY-Binghamton, and an MS in Counseling from Loyola New Orleans. She is a Training Candidate with the Interregional Society of Jungian Analysts. She has taught at SUNY-Binghamton, Mercer University, Georgia Institute of Technology, Dillard University, and University of New Orleans, where she was director of the Women’s and Gender Studies program and director of the Women’s Center.
- Review of Netsuke by Rikki Durcornet, New Orleans Review, Volume 37:2, 2011: 114-115.
- Mother Knows Best: Talking Back to the Experts. Co-ed. Jessica Nathanson, Laura Tuley. Demeter Press: York, Ontario, 2009.
- “Dispatches from a Displaced Mama: Mothering Through Disaster or Re-membering Home,” Mothering in the Third Wave, ed. Amber Kinser. Demeter Press: York, Ontario, 2008.
- “An Interview with Reggie Scanlon,” New Orleans Review, Volume 33:1, 2007: 124-128.
- “Beyond Beauty: David Rae Morris’ ‘Do You Know What it Means?’: The Aftermath of Hurricane Katrina,” New Orleans Review, Volume 31.2, 2006: 225-227.
Ph.D., SUNY-Binghamton; M.A., SUNY-Binghamton; MS, Loyola University New Orleans; B.A., University of Virginia
- Critical Writing
- Writing About Literature
- Interpretive Approaches
- Writing Gender