Gayle Fallon

Gayle Fallon

Contact Information

Assistant Professor of Literary Studies
B.A. Palm Beach Atlantic University
M.A. Florida Atlantic University
Ph.D. Louisiana State University
Office: Morledge-Kimball Hall 001


Gayle Fallon (she/her) graduated with a PhD in English from Louisiana State University (2020). She specializes in late medieval European literature, with an emphasis on semiotics, outlaw tales, and protofeminist texts. She also earned a graduate minor in Linguistics.

Gayle’s work has been published in several journals, including The Journal of Feminist Scholarship, The Bulletin of the International Association for Robin Hood Studies, and The Mediæval Journal. Her article “Unmanageable Women: Enclosure and Transgression in Christine de Pizan’s Livre de la Cité des dames” won the 2020 The Mediæval Journal/St Andrews Institute of Medieval Studies Prize.

Before coming to Rocky, Gayle was a Postdoctoral Teaching Fellow at Auburn University in Auburn, AL, where she taught writing, early British literature, and modern world literature courses.


Courses Taught 

  • ENG 119: First-Year Seminar

  • ENG 120: Critical Reading and Evaluative Writing

  • ENG 272: British Literature: 800 to 1800

  • ENG 273: British Literature: 1800 to Present

  • ENG 359: History and Grammar of English

  • ENG 471: Studies in Shakespeare