Department of English at Illinois State University

English Department Faculty and Staff


Cayla Eagon

Master's Student
Editorial Assistant, Digital Defoe: Studies in Defoe & His Contemporaries
Psychoanalytic Theory; Women's & Gender Studies; the Gothic; Detective Fiction; British Literature from the late 18th century to the 20th century

Office Address: STV 413 P
Office Phone: 309-438-4314
Office Hours: MW 10:00-11:00
Email: Contact Cayla Eagon (cdeagon)
Website: Visit Cayla Eagon’s Website
Teaching Schedule:
Teaching Interests:
  • British literature
  • Feminist theory
  • Genre studies
  • Composition
Research Interests:
  • Feminist and Psychoanalytic Theories
  • Women's & Gender Studies
  • Body Studies
  • The Gothic
  • Detective & Crime Fiction
  • British Literature from the late 18th century to the 20th century
B.A., English Literature and Language, Winthrop University, 2012.
Selected Publications:
Eagon, Cayla. "Writing Pains: Exploring the Writing Activity of a 'Slacker.'" Grassroots Writing Research Journal. 4.1 (2013): 113-21. Print.

Smith, Jane Bowman, Ruchi Dadheech, Cayla Eagon, Bethany Geddings, Daniel Selvey, Edward Szeman, and Joanna Tepper. "'My Worst Tutorial and How I Handled It': Tutors Tell Their Stories." Southern Discourse 17.2 (Spring 2013): 5-7. Print.

Eagon, Cayla. "Accidental Encounter in a Coffee Shop." The Anthology. (2012): 34-37. Print.

Eagon, Cayla. "'Touching a Secret Spring': Catherine's Sexual Awakening in Northanger Abbey." Sigma Tau Delta Review. 9 (2012): 79-88. Print.

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