Faulkner University


Wright, Jonathan
Associate Professor of English

Contact Information:
Phone: (334) 386-7225
Office: 427 Brooks Hall
Email: jwright@faulkner.edu

PhD, University of Alabama, 2006
MLA, Auburn University at Montgomery, 1998
BS, English, Troy State University of Montgomery, 1995
AA, Faulkner University, 1987

Duties and Interests at Faulkner University:
Dr. Wright typically teaches one section of composition and multiple sections of literature each semester and serves as the sponsor of Faulkner's chapter of Sigma Tau Delta. As a Hudson Strode Renaissance Program Fellow at the University of Alabama, Dr. Wright specialized in medieval and Renaissance literature. Consequently, he especially enjoys teaching English Literature Survey 1, Chaucer and Medieval Studies, and Shakespeare Survey.

Other Interests:
Life outside the classroom for Dr. Wright includes serving God and his church family, spending time with his wife, Wanda, and his twin daughters, Eliana and Mikayla, entertaining family, friends, and students in his home, reading for work and pleasure, working on research and creative writing projects, attending plays at the Alabama Shakespeare Festival, listening to music, watching movies, and relaxing at Starbuck's.

Honors or Awards:
Benjamin B. Williams Scholarship (AUM)
Who's Who Among Students (AUM)
Hudson Strode Renaissance Program Fellowship (UA)
Hudson Strode Summer Research Grant (UA)

Drunkenness Unmakes the Man: Self-Destructive Drinking in Shakespeare. Diss. U of Alabama, 2006. Ann Arbor: UMI, 2007.

Member of editorial team for Ambrose Bierce's "An Occurrence at Owl Creek Bridge": An Annotated Critical Edition. Ed. Robert C. Evans. West Cornwall, CT: Locust Hill, 2003.

Entries "John Day" and "George Cavendish" in Tudor England: An Encyclopedia. Eds. Arthur F. Kinney and David W. Swain. New York: Garland, 2001.

Member of editorial team for Kate Chopin's Short Fiction: A Critical Companion. Ed. Robert C. Evans. West Cornwall, CT: Locust Hill, 2001.

Contributor of literary analysis to Close Readings: Analyses of Short Fiction from Multiple Perspectives by Students of Auburn University Montgomery. Ed. Robert C. Evans. Montgomery, AL: Court Street, 2001.

Contributor of literary analysis to Frank O'Connor: New Perspectives. Eds. Robert C. Evans and Richard Harp. Locust Hill Literary Studies 23. West Cornwall, CT: Locust Hill, 1998.

Bibliography - "Ben Jonson in Recent General Scholarship, 1972-1996." The Ben Jonson Journal. Vol. 4, 1997. 151-179. (Co-author - John Burdett).

Contributor of literary analysis to Short Fiction: A Critical Companion. Robert C. Evans, et al. West Cornwall, CT: Locust Hill P, 1997.

Essay - "Moulsworth and the Fathers." "The Birthday of Myself: Martha Moulsworth, Renaissance Poet. Eds. Ann Depas-Orange and Robert C. Evans. Princeton: Critical Matrix, 1996.

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