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John Glass

Associate Professor

1990   BA       Hampden-Sydney College
1994   M.A.      Middlebury College
2009   Ph.D.   University of Mississippi


A native of Athens, Georgia, Glass graduated from Hampden-Sydney College in Virginia where he majored in English and French. After graduation he taught English for a year Nîmes, France and then worked in the Corporate Relations Department at the Principal Financial Group in Des Moines, Iowa.  In 1994 Glass earned his Masters in French through Middlebury studying at the University of Paris, returned home, and moved, newly-married, to Mississippi to begin graduate work in English at Ole Miss.  From 1998-2001 Glass was a resident English instructor at the Naval Station at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba.  Since 2005 Glass has taught at the University of Tennessee at Martin and is now an Assistant Professor of Modern and Contemporary American Literature.  He regularly teaches composition, American and British surveys, and upper-division poetry courses.  He is especially interested in Modernism, the Fugitive Poets, and the literature of the American South.  


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