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Ellen Porter holds the Grace Lorentzsen
Hyatt Chair of English, and she is also Associate Professor
of Foreign Languages at Brewton-Parker College. Dr.
Porter has B.A. degrees from Randolph-Macon Woman's
College in Communication, Biology, and English. She holds
an M.A.in English/Writing from Hollins University,
and her Ph.D. is from the University of North
Carolina-Chapel Hill in comparative literature.
Dr. Porter has studied and traveled widely in Europe
and Latin America. Her scholarly interests include medieval
women writers, nineteenth century American and Russian
short stories, and contemporary Latin American fiction.
She is also very interested in under-graduate education
in general and the teaching of writing in particular.
Dr. Porter holds several teaching awards, and she believes
that teaching is a vital profession.
When she is not reading or writing for professional
duties, Dr. Porter enjoys reading for relaxation.
She likes the work of a number of popular contemporary
novelists--including mystery writers! Dr. Porter also
enjoys hiking, horseback riding, kayaking, refinishing furniture,
and playing the piano when time allows.
Dr. Porter can
be reached for information about any of the division's
programs at (912) 583-3101 or at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Bayne was educated at Clemson University (BA,
MA) and the University of Mississippi (PhD). Dr. Bayne, an
Associate Professor of English, joined the Brewton-Parker
faculty in 1990. He teaches courses in composition,
introductory literature, poetry, the novel, 19th-century
British literature, Southern literature, African-American
literature, 20th-century American literature, and film.
Dr. Bayne is president of the Georgia Philological Association.
Dr. Bayne can be reached for information about the English
program at (912) 583-3105 or at email@example.com.
Addison is Associate Professor of Art. He joined
Brewton-Parker’s faculty in 1987. He studied at
both Georgia Southern University and the University
of Georgia. He holds the terminal degree in his field
(MFA), and has done extensive further study in art history
and criticism. He has studied art in Italy, and has
traveled widely in Europe and the Americas. His interests
include cinema history, gardening, and the diversity
of southern pork bar-b-que.
Professor Addison can be
reached for information about the Art program at (912)
583-3106 or at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Wallace is a Professor of Communication and teaches
courses for the Communication degree. He has taught
at BPC since 1986. Dr. Wallace had a strange background
as a booking agent, advertising creator, actor, musician,
and professional student before the process of elimination
left him in the field of higher education. He holds
a B.S. in Mass Communication/ Advertising, an M.S.
in Interpersonal Communication, and a Ph.D. in Communication
Theory from Florida State University where he did not
play football. He has received several teaching awards,
developed a cur-riculum for the Communication degree,
and served as advisor to Gamma Beta Phi, First Stage
Productions, local civic organizations, BSU, college
drama produc-tions, and other college-related programs.
He has developed seminars in communication and spoken
for community and church groups from Seattle, Washing-ton,
to Biloxi, Mississippi. He is active in local churches
and currently serves as Minister of Music at First Baptist
Church of Glenwood, Georgia. He plays guitar, bass,
dulcimer, harmonica, piano, and performs with his brother,
Dave, on the coffee house circuit. Other hobbies include
photography, pottery, and other music related activities.
He lives with his wife, Sherri, and son, James, in Mt.
Vernon; his daughter, Betsy, is currently living
in the dorm at BPC.
Dr. Wallace can be reached for information
about the Communication program at (912) 583-3100 or
Hill joined the faculty at Brewton-Parker College
in 2002 as Assistant Professor of English. Educated
at Vanderbilt University (MA, PhD), Dr. Hill specializes
in the British Novel and the Victorian period. In addition
to her graduate literature specialties, her past teaching
experience has been concentrated in rhetoric and composition,
and Dr. Hill also supervises the college’s Writing
Center. Her current research interests include a variety
of late Victorian genre fictions – Stoker’s
Dracula, Wells’ science fiction, Conan-Doyle’s
Sherlock Holmes stories.
Dr. Hill can be reached for
information about the English program and the Writing
Center at (912) 583-3158 or via email at email@example.com.
Brucie, PhD, assistant professor of English,
teaches creative writing and American Literature. He
has a BA in English from Hobart College,
Phi Beta Kappa. He received an MA in English and Creative
Writing from the University of Louisiana, Lafayette,
where he studied with Mr. Ernest Gaines. His PhD in
Creative Writing was awarded by Binghamton University,
where he studied with Mr. Jack Vernon. Other interests
include: folklore, story-telling, and mythology. Dr.
Brucie’s fiction and poetry have appeared in a
variety of literary journals. His short story
collection, Still Waters, was a 2007 Georgia Author Of The Year nominee.
Dr. Brucie serves as the general editor for The Journal Of The Georgia Philological Association. He acts as faculty advisor for Oracle,
the student-run literary journal at Brewton-Parker.
He also hosts the college's annual Young Writers Conference.
may be reached at (912) 583-3104 or via email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Mark Stokes is the Instructor of
Film Studies and Drama at Brewton-Parker College, where
he began his teaching career in 2005. He has an M.A.
in Screen-writing and Film Studies from Hollins University
in Roanoke, Va., where he is currently completing an
M.F.A. in Screenwriting. He graduated from Brewton-Parker
College with a B.A. in Communications and a minor in
Creative Writing. He spent a year as a general assignment
reporter at The Press-Sentinel in Jesup, GA, where
he earned second place in hard news writing from the
Georgia Press Association. Professor Stokes writes monthly
film reviews for His
Voice (a Christian newspaper in central Georgia),
and he is on staff with Hollywood
Jesus (an internationally-recognized website that
seeks to create religious dialogue with the culture
using mainstream film, music and literature as launching-off
Professor Stokes recently completed a documentary
on Western film star Dub Taylor, which premiered on April 14, 2007, at the Morris Museum of Art in Augusta, GA. He also serves as a producer
Professor Stokes can be reached for information
at (912)583-3102 or email@example.com.
George Mosley is an instructor of
English at Brewton-Parker. He has been teaching college
English for nine years, and he has also taught high
school English, library science, and technology. He
has a B.A. from Emory University, an M.A. from the University
of Georgia, and the coursework of a Ph.D. at the University
of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. His academic interests
include 18th century British literature, rhetoric, medieval
litera-ture, and literary history.
Mr. Mosley can be
reached at firstname.lastname@example.org.