Dr. Tracie Church Guzzio
Professor of English
Director, Honors Center
- Ph.D., Ohio University (1999)
- M.A., University of Nevada, Las Vegas
- B.A., University of Nevada, Las Vegas
- African American and ethnic literature
- Writing by women
- Literary theory
- Rhetoric and composition
- African American literature
- All Stories Are True: History, Myth and Trauma in the Work of John Edgar Wideman. Jackson: University of Mississippi Press, 2011
- “Hearts of Darkness: Race and Romance in Jane Campion’s The Piano” in Reel Rebels. Edited by Oscar de Los Santos. NY: Fine Tooth Press, 2008. 51–62.
- “Percival Everett” in American Writers. Ed. Jay Parini. Farmington Hills, MI.: Gale/Scribners, 2008.
- Associate editor (along with Loretta Woodward and Mel Donalson). The Twentieth-Century Encyclopedia of African American Literature. Ed. Wilfred Samuels. New York, NY: Facts on File. 2007 (Multiple entries: including “August Wilson,” “Ralph Ellison,” “Harriet Jacobs,” “Ernest Gaines;” Angelina Weld Grimke;” “George Wolfe,” “Flight to Canada,” “Ishmael Reed,” “Jean Toomer,” “Charles Chesnutt,” “Albert French,” “Brothers and Keepers,” and numerous others).
- “All My Father’s Texts:” John Edgar Wideman’s Historical Vision in Philadelphia Fire,The Cattle Killing, and Fatheralong.” In Critical Essays on John Edgar Wideman. Ed. Bonnie Tusmith and Keith Byerman. Knoxville: University of Tennessee Press; 2006. 175–191.
- “Courtside: Race and Basketball in the Work of John Edgar Wideman.” In In the Game: Race, Identity, and Sports in the Twentieth Century. Ed. Amy Bass. New York: Palgrave/ Macmillan, 2005. 221–237.
- “Ngugi wa Thiongo” in World Writers, Ed. Jay Parini; Farmington, MI: Charles Scribner’s and Sons; 2004
- “Ralph Ellison” in American Writers, Ed. Jay Parini; Charles Scribner’s and Sons; 2002
- “Ishmael Reed” in American Writers, Ed. Jay Parini; Charles Scribner’s and Sons; 2001
- “Jean Toomer” in American Writers, Ed. Jay Parini; Charles Scribner’s and Sons; 2001
AwardChancellor’s Award for Excellence in Teaching (2008)