Kristen Deiter

Kristen Deiter


Kristen  Deiter


Associate Professor



Email Address:


(931) 372-3328


Henderson Hall (HEND) 216B


Dr. Deiter teaches Shakespeare and other courses on early English literature and literary criticism.  

Her research focuses on spatial literary studies and early modern English literature. She has published articles in The Seventeenth Century, Renaissance and Reformation, Comparative Drama, Philological Quarterly, Symbolism, and other journals, and a book, The Tower of London in English Renaissance Drama: Icon of Opposition. 

At Tennessee Tech, Dr. Deiter has received the Scholar-Mentor Award, the College of Arts and Sciences Award for Research and Scholarly Activity, and a Non-instructional Faculty Assignment (sabbatical) to pursue research. 

She has taught the following undergraduate and graduate courses: 

English 6400: Special Topics: Elizabethan London  

English 6400: Special Topics: Literary Geography and Early English Drama  

English 6400: Special Topics: The Renaissance in England  

English 6000: Introduction to Graduate Studies  

English 4630 (5630): Literary Criticism and Theory  

English 4521 (5521): History of the English Language  

English 4140 (5140): Topics in British Literature to 1667: Sixteenth-century English Literature 

English 4121 (5121): Shakespeare  

English 4130 (5130): Milton  

English 3500: Mythology 

English 3000: Introduction to English Methods and Research  

English 2235 / 2230: Honors Topics in British Literature / Honors British Literature 

English 2235 / 2230: Topics in British Literature / British Literature 

English 1010: Writing I