Tatiana Tagirova

Tatiana  Tagirova

Associate Professor, Language, Literature & Communication
135  Johnson Hall
Campus Box 958
Phone: (252)335-3350
Fax: (252)335-3795
E-mail: ttagirova@ecsu.edu



Tatiana A. Tagirova-Daley grew up in St. Petersburg, Russia and has lived and studied in Pennsylvania, Georgia, and Puerto Rico. She obtained her Ph.D. in Caribbean Literature and Linguistics at the University of Puerto Rico, Rio Piedras Campus. Prior to her arrival at ECSU, she held a tenure-track teaching position at the University of Puerto Rico, Bayamón Campus. Among some of her scholarly publications are those on Claude McKay, Frantz Fanon, Derek Walcott, Jacques Roumain, Ralph de Boissière, Rosario Ferré, and Patrick Chamoiseau. She is the recipient of the Joan Fayer Award given in recognition of the highest academic achievements in all the requirements of the Doctor of Philosophy Degree. She is also the co-editor of "Critical Perspectives on Caribbean Literature and Culture" (Cambridge Scholars Publishing, 2010) and the author of "Claude Mckay's Liberating Narrative:Russian and Anglophone Caribbean Literary Connections" (Peter Lang, 2012). Areas of expertise: Russian literature, Caribbean literature, American Literature, World Literature, Comparative Literature, Young Adult Literature, Bible as Literature, Composition Year of arrival at ECSU: July 2010




PhD, University of Puerto Rico - Rio Piedras Campus (2001-2006)