Associate Professor of English
Dr. Brown is a professor of English in the Department of Language and Literature at
Lee. Brown has published one full-length collection of poems, Exit Lines, as well as two chapbooks: Abecedarium and Holy
Days: Poems (winner of the Split Oak Press Chapbook Competition). He has also
published a memoir, Another Way: Finding Faith, Then Finding It Again. His
poems have been published in The New York Quarterly, REAL: Regarding Arts and
Letters, Connecticut Review, South Carolina Review, Stickman Review, Atlanta
Review, and Palimpsest, among other journals.
Brown received his PhD in English
from the University of Mississippi and his master's degree in English from East
Tennessee State University. He has a second master's degree in Library and
Information Science from the University of Alabama and a bachelor’s degree in
English from Milligan College. He is currently working on a Master of Fine Arts
degree in Creative Writing from Murray State University.
Brown is the only member of Lee’s faculty ever
to be awarded each of three major faculty awards: Excellence in Advising (’10),
Excellence in Scholarship (’11), and Excellence in Teaching (’12).