Department of English

Lava Asaad

Lava Asaad Postdoctoral Teaching Fellow
9044 Haley Center
(334) 844-9044

Office Hours

  • Tuesday 11:00-12:00 pm, 2:00-3:00 pm, & by appointment
  • Thursday 11:00-12:00 pm & by appointment


Dr. Lava Asaad teaches World literature and Composition classes. Her research areas include but are not limited to Anglophone literatures, modern British literature, women and gender studies and Middle Eastern literature. She received her doctoral degree from Middle Tennessee State University (2019). She is particularly interested in depictions of immigrants and refugees in literature. She is the author of Literature with a White Helmet: The Textual-Corporeality of Being, Becoming and Representing Refugees (Routledge).

Last Updated: January 22, 2020