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Anna Teekell

Anna Hays

Assistant Professor

McMurran Hall 231
(757) 594-7951


  • Ph D in English and American Literature, Washington University in St. Louis
  • M Phil in Anglo-Irish Literature, University of Dublin (Ireland)
  • BA in English and Creative Writing, Rhodes College


Twentieth-Century British and Irish Literature; Modernisms; Irish Literature and Culture; Literature of the First and Second World Wars; Postcolonial Literature and Theory; Detective Fiction; the Gothic


20th-21st Century British and Irish Literature


From August-December 2018, Dr. Teekell will be at the University of Glasgow, leading the CNU in Scotland study abroad program.

Originally from Louisiana, Dr. Teekell's academic career took her to Memphis, TN; Dublin, Ireland; St. Louis, MO; and Cumberland Gap, TN, before her arrival at CNU. She serves as Treasurer of the American Conference for Irish Studies, and her first book, Emergency Writing: Irish Literature, Neutrality and the Second World War, was published by Northwestern University Press in May 2018 ( She keeps tea and chocolate in her office, and can often be found on Thursday afternoons chasing her two sons around the CNU Farmers Market.

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