Dr. Michele Theriot

Associate Professor of English

Assistant Department Chair

Undergraduate Advising Coordinator – English, Literary Studies (ENLS), and Languages

B.A., Nicholls State University; M.A., Ph.D., University of Louisiana at Lafayette

Area of Specialization:
American Literature, Restoration and 18th Century British Literature

Research Interests:
Women in literature, early American literature, Restoration and 18th Century British Literature, captivity narratives, representations of madness in literature.

Courses Taught:

English 101 & 102: Composition

English 215: Introduction to Thematic Approaches to Literature

English 216: Appreciation of Literary Genres

English 217: Survey of Literary and Media Studies

  • The Literature of Madness
  • Women’s Literature

English 321: American Literature I (lecture & WWW)

English 325: Major Authors

  • The Life and Works of Edgar Allan Poe

English 405: Capstone Course in the Discipline of English (lecture & WWW)

English 471: 18th Century Literature

English 475: Topics in Literature

  • 19th Century American Literature


Contact information:
251-B Peltier Hall
Phone: 985.448.4858
E-mail: michele.theriot@nicholls.edu