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Department of Literature and Language

College of Arts & Sciences

Thomas Alan Holmes

Thomas Alan Holmes PhD

Associate Dean for Curriculum and Interdisciplinary Studies
Professor, English
423-439-6673 /
104 Burleson Hall

Associate Dean for Curriculum and Interdisciplinary Programs, College of Arts & Sciences
Mockingbird Faculty Technical Adviser
BA, 1981, MA, 1985, and PhD, 1990, University of Alabama
Areas of Specialization: American Literature, Appalachian Literature, Southern Literature, African American Literature

Thomas Alan Holmes has been a member of ETSU's English faculty since 1996, where he has taught a number of courses in American literature, many focusing on his interests in Appalachian, Southern, and African American literature. His scholarly and creative work has appeared in such journals as The South Atlantic Review, Appalachian Heritage, The Valparaiso Review, The Connecticut Review, Louisiana Literature, and The Appalachian Journal. With Roxanne Harde, he has co-edited Walking the Line: Country Music Lyricists and American Culture (Lexington Books), and he has co-edited with Jesse Graves and Ernest Lee Jeff Daniel Marion: Poet on the Holston (University of Tennessee Press).

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