Faculty & Staff

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Faculty

Dana Carpenter

Associate Professor

Chamblee Carpenter is an Associate Professor who teaches American literature and Creative Writing. She is also an award-winning novelist. Her debut novel, Bohemian Gospel, won Killer Nashville’s Claymore Award and was short-listed for the YALSA Alex Award. The sequel, The Devil’s Bible, won the Silver Falchion for Best Novel 2017....

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615.966.6145 (ext. 6145)

Lin Garner

Professor
Associate Athletic Director for Academics

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615.966.5743 (ext. 5743)

Sonya Green

Associate Professor

Green received her Ph.D. in Rhetoric and Composition from the University of Louisville in 2008. She has an MA in English from Murray State University and a BA in English and history from Bellarmine University. She has been teaching since 1992 and has taught at Murray State University, Faulkner University,...

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615.966.5784 (ext. 5784)

Jan Harris

Associate Professor

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615.966.5758 (ext. 5758)

Matt Hearn

Professor

Hearn came to Lipscomb University in Fall 1999 from Valdosta State University, where he taught for nine years as a tenured associate professor and graduate faculty member, including a stint as director of its Writing Center during the digital revolution of the early 1990s. At Lipscomb, Hearn chaired the English...

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Steve Prewitt

Associate Provost and Assistant Professor

Prewitt is Associate Provost for Student Academic Support. In 1997 he joined the Office of the Provost as director of Academic Program Development. In 2002 he was appointed Associate Provost for Academic Affairs, continuing his work in academic program development as well as overseeing a variety of academic programs. In...

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615.966.6180 (ext. 6180)

Kimberly Reed

Chair, English and Foreign Languages
Professor

Kimberly Reed is professor of English and French, Chair of the Department of English & Modern Languages, and a University Research Fellow. She has co-edited two books, "Approaches to Teaching Henry James's 'Daisy Miller' and 'The Turn of the Screw'" (Modern Language Association Press, 2005), and "Henry James and the...

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615.966.5810 (ext. 5810)

Willie Steele

Professor of English

Willie Steele began teaching at Lipscomb in 2015 after teaching at Oklahoma Christian University and Cascade College, in Portland, Oregon. He earned his MA in English at Middle Tennessee State University and his Ph.D. in Literature and Criticism from Indiana University of Pennsylvania. Steele teaches American literature and a variety...

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615.966.5744 (ext. 5744)

Stacia Watkins

Associate Professor
Director of LIGHT Program

Stacia Watkins received her Ph.D. in English (Rhetoric & Composition/Popular Culture) at Middle Tennessee State University (MTSU). At Lipscomb University, Watkins serves as the Director of General Education, Director of the LIGHT Program, and Director of the Writing Studio. She is an Associate Professor of English, a graduate professor in...

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615.966.5150 (ext. 5150)

Staff

Kenna Tomberlin

Administrative Assistant

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Adjunct Faculty - English

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