Oregon State University

Tracy Daugherty

Emeritus Faculty

Oregon State University
Moreland 346
2550 SW Jefferson Way
Corvallis, OR 97331 USA
Tel: 541-737-1659
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  • Ph.D. - University of Houston
  • M.A. - Southern Methodist University
  • B.A. - Southern Methodist University


Tracy Daugherty’s research and teaching interests explore the intersections of public and private lives, art, architecture, music, and science, as well as urban life and American deserts, real and imagined. He is the author of four novels, four short story collections, a book of personal essays, and two literary biographies.  His work has appeared in The New Yorker, The Paris Review, McSweeney's, The Georgia Review, and other magazines.  Hiding Man, his biography of Donald Barthelme (St. Martin's, 2009) was a New York Times and New Yorker Notable Book of the Year.  His newest book, Just One Catch, a biography of Joseph Heller (St. Martin's, 2011) was excerpted in Vanity Fair. He received his B.A. and M.A. from Southern Methodist University and his Ph.D. from the University of Houston. His website is http://www.tracydaugherty.com.

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Writing, Literature, & Film 238 Moreland Hall 541.737.3244
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