Professor of English
Charles B. Murphy Outstanding Undergraduate Teaching Award
Professor Dorsey Armstrong—a specialist in medieval English literature—joined the Purdue faculty in 2002. The holder of an A.B. in English and Creative Writing from Stanford University and a Ph.D. in Medieval Literature from Duke University, she also taught at Centenary College of Louisiana and at California State University, Long Beach. Her research interests include medieval women writers, late-medieval print culture, and the Arthurian legend, on which she has published extensively.