FAU Lifelong Learning Society, Jupiter
Taylor Hagood, Ph.D.
LLS Distinguished Professor of Arts and Letters 2013–2014 


Taylor Hagood, Ph.D., is the 2013-2014 Lifelong Learning Society Distinguished Professor of Arts and Letters and Associate Professor of American Literature at Florida Atlantic University. Receiving his Ph.D. in United States Literature and Culture from the University of Mississippi, where he was the Frances Bell McCool Fellow in Faulkner Studies, Dr. Hagood has authored two books: “Faulkner’s Imperialism: Space, Place, and the Materiality of Myth” and “Secrecy, Magic, and the One-Act Plays of Harlem Renaissance Women Writers.” In 2009-2010, he was a Fulbright Professor in the Amerika Institut at Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität in Munich, Germany, and he was awarded the 2010-2011 Scholar of the Year Award at the Assistant Professor level.