Assistant Professor of English Dr. Gary McDowell recently published a poem entitled “Transmission” in The Nation. Dr. McDowell specializes in creative writing and contemporary American poetics and has completed research on prose poetry, the poetry of Charles Wright and creative writing pedagogy.
His secondary teaching interests include freshman composition, expository writing and creative nonfiction. Getting students interested in writing, however possible, is Dr. McDowell’s true passion. In addition, he is a widely published poet and critic.