Our Faculty

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Elizabeth Tucker

Distinguished Service Professor

English, General Literature and Rhetoric


  • BA, Mount Holyoke College
  • MA, State University of New York at Buffalo
  • PhD, Indiana University

Research Interests

  • Folklore
  • children
  • fantasy


  • Opie Prize Honor Book for Children's Folklore

  • A Handbook
  • 2012
    Chancellor's Award for Excellence in Faculty Service
  • 2009
    Storytelling World Award
  • 2007 Honor Title for Campus Legends
    Dedication of Libby Tucker Academic Center at Dickinson Community
  • 1999
    Chancellor's and University Award for Excellence in Teaching
  • 1993
    Educational Opportunity Program Faculty-Staff Recognition Award
  • 1990