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Faculty Bio

Bio Image John Wilson Ramey

John Wilson Ramey

Associate Professor of English
Phone: (812) 941-2144
Office Location: KV 110 K

Academic Background

Doctorate:
University of Louisville
Louisville
Country: United States
Degree: Doctor of Philosophy
Major: Rhetoric and Composition
Minor: Historiographic Metafiction
Masters:
University of Louisville
Louisville
Country: United States
Degree: Master of Arts
Major: English Literature
Bachelors:
Kent State University
Kent
Country: United States
Degree: Bachelor of Arts
Major: English
Minor: Anthropology

Biography

Jack Ramey has published two volumes of poetry, The Future Past and Death Sings in the Choir of Light. In addition, he is also a performer of poetry, his own and others. His critically acclaimed one-person show on Dylan Thomas had successful runs in New York and Los Angeles and he is a previous winner of the Chicago Poetry Slam. He has interpreted the poetry of William Blake and Walt Whitman on DVD in collaboration with a New York producer and film maker. He is currently working on a historical novel and a new volume of poetry that focuses on the metaphysical and metaphorical nature of rivers in general and the Ohio River in particular.

Professional Interests

Teaching
  • Technical Writing
  • Writing for the Web
  • Creative Writing
  • Academic Research Writing
Research
  • Technical Documents of the Atlantic Slave Trade
  • The History of the Book
  • Postmodern British and American Fiction and Poetry

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