Tom Lilly

Dr. Tom Lilly

Director of Academic Assessment, Associate Professor of English

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Dr. Lilly is director of academic assessment and associate professor of English. He received his Ph.D. from Emory University in 2003. Before coming to GGC, he taught expository writing, introduction to literature, and American literature at Emory and Georgia Tech. He is interested in the reception of 19th century American periodical literature, American realism, and transatlanticism.


  • Doctorate – English – Emory University
  • Master’s – English – College of William and Mary
  • Bachelor’s – English – University of Chicago