Dr. Wendell M. “Whit” Jones, Jr.

Whit Jones
Dr. Wendell M. "Whit" Jones, Jr.

Professor of English


Direct Office Phone: 423-775-7246

Field of Study: English

Office: English Department

Academic Degrees
  • Ph.D. English, University of North Carolina
  • M.A. English, University of North Carolina
  • B.A. English, University of Tennessee, Chattanooga

Publications, Research, & Editing

  • American Literature, Apologia, June 2016
  • Biographical Sketches on Poet and Essayist Charles Woodmason and Poet John Beecher for Southern Writers: A Biographical Dictionary. LSU Press 2004.
  • “Stoicism,” “Honor,” and “Town and Country” for The Companion to Southern Literature. LSU Press 2002
  • “Holding Up the Revealing Lamp: The Myth of Psyche in Edith Wharton’s The Reef.” College Literature February 1992
  • “The Poverty of Gnosticims or the Riches of Christ.” Editorial in The Crucible: A Journal for Christian Graduate Students. Summer 1991
English Department
721 Bryan Drive
Dayton, TN 37321
Mercer 217, Box #7808

Office Phone: 423-775-7514