Courtney Bailey Parker

Courtney Bailey Parker

Assistant Professor

Year Started at GU: 2016
Phone: 678.899.1169
Areas of Responsibility:

English, Center for Visual Culture and Media Studies


B.A., English Literature, Mercer University, 2010
M.A., English Literature (Modern and Contemporary Drama), Baylor University, 2012
Ph.D., English Literature (Shakespeare and Renaissance Drama), Baylor University, 2016

About Courtney Bailey Parker

Dr. Courtney Bailey Parker earned her PhD in English Renaissance Literature from Baylor University in 2016, with a research specialty in the plays of William Shakespeare and performance studies. Her academic writing has appeared in Mississippi Quarterly, Literature and Belief, Cahiers Elisabethains, ANQ, Praxis, and elsewhere. As an actor, she has worked in Austin, Texas and in the Metro Atlanta area; she currently works professionally as an actor in the St. Louis area. 

Within the CVCMS, Dr. Bailey Parker teaches courses in theatre history, Shakespeare, British literature, writing, and dramatic literature.  She also serves as Associate Artistic Director of The Factory Theatre at GU.  Currently, she is at work on a book about theatrical cross-dressing on the Shakespearean stage.

You can follow Dr. Bailey Parker on Twitter at @cbaileyparker and Instagram at @courtbaileyparker.


Writing and Research, Introduction to Literary Study, Theatre History and Literature, English Novel, Voices in British Literature

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