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Dr. John B. Murphy

Assistant Professor
Department of English

Phone: 478-934-3694

Office Hours: Monday, Tuesday, and Wednesday, 1:00 to 3:00
Biography: I'm a native Middle Georgian and grew up on the Fall Line in Sandersville, an hour east of Macon.

I've lived in Athens, Georgia and Charlottesville, Virginia and I'm happy to be in Warner Robins and Cochran now and part of the community at MGA.

My interests as a teacher and scholar include:

Modern British and World Literature
Fin-de Siècle (1880's and 1890's) and Aube-de-Siècle (1900's and 1910's) Literature
Literary Modernism
Modern Mythology: Horror, Mystery, Science Fiction, Fantasy, Dystopia, Apocalypse
Popular Culture: Film, Television, Music, Comic Books, Manga, Bandes Dessinées

I serve as Coordinator of The MGA Writing Center on the Cochran Campus.
Courses: ENGL 1101: College Composition I
ENGL 1102: College Composition II
ENGL 2112: World Literature II
ENGL 2122: British Literature II
ENGL 3900: On-Campus Internship (The Writing Center)
Education: PhD in English, University of Virginia
MA in English, University of Georgia
AB in English, University of Georgia
Professional Experience: Assistant Professor - General Faculty, University of Virginia
Director, The Writing Center, University of Virginia
Graduate Teaching Assistant, Tutor, and Instructor, University of Virginia
Graduate Research Assistant, University of Georgia

Awards and Honors: Outstanding Graduate Teaching Assistant, University of Virginia
Honors Program Graduate, Cum Laude, University of Georgia
Publications: “The ’Ind Legs of The Elephink: Pantomime, Prophecy and Tosh in Parade’s End,” in Ashley Chantler and Rob Hawkes eds, Ford Madox Ford’s Parade’s End: The First World War, Culture, and Modernity. Amsterdam and New York: Rodopi, 2014.

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