Faculty Profile for Dr. Robert T Tally Jr.

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Dr. Robert T Tally Jr.
Professor — English
FH M09
phone: (512) 245-3016

Biography Section

Biography and Education

Robert T. Tally Jr. is the NEH Distinguished Teaching Professor in the Humanities (2018-2021) and a Professor of English at Texas State University. He is also an Honorary Professor of International Studies at Texas State.

Selected Scholarly/Creative Work

  • Tally, R. T. (n.d.). Topophrenia: Place, Narrative, and the Spatial Imagination. Bloomington and Indianapolis, IN: Indiana University Press.
  • Tally, R. T. (n.d.). Fredric Jameson. In The Routledge Handbook of Marxism and Post-Marxism. Eds. Alex Callinicos, Stathis Kouvelakis, and Lucia Pradella. London and New York: Routledge.
  • Tally, R. T. (n.d.). Critique Unlimited. In What’s Wrong with Antitheory? Ed. Jeffrey Di Leo. New York, NY: Bloomsbury.
  • Tally, R. T., & Rao, E. (Eds.). (n.d.). Negotiating Spaces in Women’s Writing. Special issue of Humanities (journal).
  • Tally, R. T. (2018). Of Other American Spaces: The Alterity of the Urban in the U.S. National Imaginary. In “Space Oddities: Difference and Identity in the American City.” Eds. Michael Fuchs and Stefan L. Brandt (pp. 27–45). Vienna: LIT Verlag.

Selected Awards

  • Award / Honor Recipient: Alpha Chi National College Honors Society Favorite Professor, Alpha Chi. April 2017
  • Award / Honor Nominee: Stephany Goodbread Faculty Advisor of the Year, Texas State U., Honors College. September 2016
  • Award / Honor Recipient: Liberal Arts Runner-Up for Presidential Award, Texas State University. January 1, 2015 - December 1, 2015
  • Award / Honor Recipient: Golden Apple, Texas State University. August 1, 2015
  • Award / Honor Recipient: Sigma Tau Delta Outstanding Professor of the Year, Sigma Tau Delta, English Honors Society. April 1, 2015

Selected Grants

  • Tally, Robert (Principal). Spaces of Narrative: Herman Melville Literary Cartography. Research Enhancement Grant. Summer 2008., Texas State University, Institutional (Higher Ed). (Submitted: 2008, Funded: 2008). Grant.

Selected Service Activities

Search committee (British Lit, post-1945)
September 2018-Present
Mentoring Committee
September 1, 2018-Present
Advisory Board Member
Society for Comparative Literature and the Arts
October 2017-Present
Reviewer / Referee
Multiples presses and journals
January 2017-Present
Editorial Board Member