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Dr. Michael Boatright

Michael Boatright

Associate Professor

College of Arts and Sciences


Contact Information

Phone: 828.227.3919
Office: 404 Coulter Building
Pronouns: he/him/his


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.


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