Dr. Richard Garrett

Dr. Richard Garrett

Assistant Professor of English Language and Literature

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Originally from Houston, Texas, Dr. Garrett holds a Ph.D. in English Language and Literature from the University of Iowa. He has taught as a Fulbright Scholar at the University of Jordan in Amman, Jordan, and Moldova State University in Chisinau, Moldova. His international teaching experience also includes positions in China, France, and India.


Ph.D. -- University of Iowa, Iowa City, Iowa English (Language and Literature)    
M.A. -- Stephen F. Austin State University, Nacogdoches, TX (English)
B.A.-- Stephen F. Austin State University, Nacogdoches, TX (English)

Courses Taught

Approaches to Literature, Expository Writing, Basic Writing

Professional Affiliations

Conference of College Teachers of English
Modern Language Association
Medieval Association of the Midwest

Most Recent Publications


“The Politics of Beastly Language: John Lydgate as Fabulist and Translator,” Philological Quarterly, December 2018

“Moldovan Diaries: Reflections on My Fulbright Year and a Half in Moldova,” Romanian Studies Association of America Newsletter, May 2016 (volume 27.1)

Intercultural Experience

I lived and taught in France, Moldova, Jordan, and India. I also taught summer classes in China for ten years.

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