College of Arts and Sciences, Department of Modern Languages and Literatures
Dr. Starra Priestaf's research area is renaissance and early modern studies, medical humanities, literary theory, second language acquisition and writing and composition skills. Priestaf received her PhD in French Literature in 2013 from Emory University. She was an Andrew W. Mellon Graduate fellow in the Department of French at Agnes Scott College from 2012 – 2013. Before arriving at TTU, Priestaf was a visiting Assistant Professor in the Center for the Study of Human Health at Emory University.