Emily Rutter
Emily Rutter
Associate Dean of the Honors College and Professor of English
Curriculum Vitae

Phone:765-285-1025

Room:BA 202


Emily Ruth Rutter is Associate Dean of the Honors College and Professor of English at Ball State University. Rutter is the author of four scholarly monographs: Invisible Ball of Dreams: Literary Representations of Baseball behind the Color Line (University Press of Mississippi, 2018), The Blues Muse: Race, Gender, and Musical Celebrity in American Poetry (University of Alabama Press, 2018), Black Celebrity: Contemporary Representations of Postbellum Athletes and Artists (University of Delaware Press, 2021), and White Lies and Allies in Contemporary Black Media (Routledge, 2023). She is co-editor of Revisiting the Elegy in the Black Lives Matter Era (Routledge, 2020). Her essays also appear in African American Review, MELUS, Southern Cultures, and Tulsa Studies in Women’s Literature, among other journals and edited collections. You can read more about Rutter’s work at https://www.emilyruthrutter.com/.