Lawrence Lorraine Mullen
Elston Hall, Room 401B
A.B.D., English, minor in Cultural Studies, SUNY University at Buffalo
M.F.A., Honors, Creative Writing, Arcadia University
B.A., Department Distinctions, English, minor in Creative Writing, Temple University
Lawrence Lorraine Mullen (they/them/theirs) grew up in South Jersey before moving to Philadelphia to pursue their bachelors and master's degrees, during which they worked for the Free Library of Philadelphia. They moved to Buffalo, NY to pursue their Ph.D. in 19th century American literature and culture, working as an instructor for the English department and a teaching assistant for the History department. During their time at the University at Buffalo, they were also a program assistant for the Writing Program and a summer instructor and curriculum developer for EOP's Summer Bridge.
Currently, Lawrence teaches rhetoric and composition, literature, and creative writing. Their teaching and research interests include Gothic and Horror Studies, 19th century American Studies, Archival Studies, and Digital Humanities. Lawrence is an active member of the International Gothic Association, the Society for the Study of the American Gothic, the Society for the Study of American Women Writers, and the Poe Studies Association. In their spare time, Lawrence volunteers with Historic Hudson Valley as a digital project archivist.