Elizabeth Foulke, Ph.D.

Pronouns: she/her/hers

Ph.D., English (University of Rhode Island 2021)
M.A., Education (University of Rhode Island 2003)
B.A., English (Drew University 1996)

Interests: Literary nonfiction, the history and theory of the essay, Singles Studies, 19th-21st century American literature

Elizabeth Foulke is a passionate writer, educator, and a contributing editor to the Ocean State Review. Her essays and poetry have appeared in Third Coast, Slag Glass City, About Place, Little Patuxent Review, Solstice, Grub Street Literary Magazine, and others.

She has a long-standing interest in the intersection of gender, race, and singleness.

She has received awards for her work in the public humanities and excellence in teaching. She is an assistant teaching professor of English at The Pennsylvania State University. In a former life, Elizabeth worked as a middle and high school English teacher on both the East and West Coast. 

Click to view her University of Rhode Island Center for Humanities talk ” Intimate Distances: A Singles Studies Approach to Literary Studies and Creative Practice” April 7, 2022.