His teaching and research interests at Rhodes include early and 19th-century American literature, postcolonial studies, and critical race theory.
The English teacher is recipient of the award, hailed by Teacher magazine as the “Oscars of Teaching.”
Rhodes hosted acclaimed poet, essayist, and playwright Claudia Rankine as part of the Rhodes Reads program.
The decline of honey bee populations due to pesticide use and climate change has been the buzz for quite some time, so Eilidh Jenness ’17 and other Rhodes students have begun donning beekeeper suits and learning ways to help these “pollination superstars” thrive.
The Rhodes Summer Writing Institute, a two-week, residential program held on campus for high school students, will celebrate its 40th anniversary this summer.
Seven Years to Zero, new work by Rhodes College creative nonfiction professor Amy Benson, is slated to publish in May.
Justin Davis, a senior from St. Louis, MO, will receive the Dr. Gerard A. Vanderhaar Student Peace Award on March 31 at the 12th Annual Vanderhaar Symposium held at Christian Brothers University.
Rhodes College is pleased to announce two juniors have been selected as finalists for the Truman Scholarship.
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