, Assistant Professor of English
Director of the Creative Writing Minor
BA, 1999, Knox College
MFA, 2005, Bowling Green State University
PhD, 2010, University of Nevada-Las Vegas
Areas of Specialization: Creative Writing--Fiction, Contemporary Fiction and Criticism, American Literature

, Assistant Professor of English
Mockingbird Faculty Editorial Advisor
BA, 1997, University of Tennessee
MFA, 2000, Cornell University
PhD, 2008, University of Tennessee
Areas of Specialization: Creative Writing--Poetry, Contemporary Poetry and Poetics

, Professor of English
ETSU Poet in Residence
ETSU Foundation Research Reward, 1991
BA, 1964, and MA, 1966, University of Hawaii
PhD, 1969, University of Wisconsin, Madison
Areas of Specialization: British Literature, Poetry, Contemporary American Poetry, Sport Literature

, Professor of English
AB, 1965, and PhD, 1971, Princeton University
Areas of Specialization: Environmental Literature, Renaissance Literature, and Creative Writing