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Dr. Michael Boatright

Michael Boatright

Associate Professor, Director of English Education

College of Arts and Sciences

English

Contact Information

Email: mdboatright@wcu.edu
Phone: 828.227.3919
Office: 404 Coulter Building
Personal Website: www.wcu.edu/academics/departments-schools-colleges/cas/casdepts/english/english-faculty/michael-boatright.asp
Pronouns: he/him/his

Biography

A North Carolina transplant from Georgia, I live in Asheville with my partner Sarah and our cats. In my spare time, and in no particular order, I enjoy exercising, reading, exploring nature, traveling, and spending time with family and friends.

Education

  • Ph D, University of Georgia, Language and Literacy Education
  • MED, University of Georgia, English Education
  • BA, University of Georgia
  • BSED, University of Georgia, English Education

Teaching Interests

Adolescent literature; reading, writing, and grammar methods; 19th century American literature; composition and rhetoric studies

Research Interests

Adolescent literature, reading as democratic practice, Ralph Waldo Emerson, Transcendentalism

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