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Jill Pruett

Jill Pruett
Dr. Jill PruettLecturer
  • CollegeCollege of Fine Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences
  • DepartmentEnglish
  • Phone(413) 992-8220
  • OfficeO'Leary Library - 462

Research Interests

autobiographical narrative & minority identity; gender in literature; comedy; digital culture


  • Ph D: English, (2007), University of Florida - Gainesville, FL
  • BA: English, (1996), Warren Wilson College - Asheville, NC


Jill Pruett joined UML in January of 2013 to help establish the English Department’s fully online BA program, in which she regularly teaches courses related to American literature and its intersections with humor, gender, autobiography, and digital literacy.

Awards and Honors

  • Teaching Excellence Award (2017) - University of Massachusetts - Lowell
  • Innovative Teaching and Learning (2014) - University of Massachusetts - Lowell
  • UAB Faculty Development (2012) - University of Alabama at Birmingham
  • UAB Mervyn H. Sterne Library (2012) - University of Alabama at Birmingham