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Department of English
University of Mississippi

Alumni Stories

UM English Alumni are doing amazing things, near and far. Click on these links to hear some of our alumni stories.


A photo of English alumnus Scott Coopwood reading.

English Alumni Spotlight: Scott Coopwood

Dr. C. Damon Moore on mentorship, Education and Service

English Alumni Paying it Forward


Bishop Lewis: An Officer and a Shakespeare Fan

Nicole Tisdale: Founder and Principal of Advocacy Blueprints

David W. Case: From English Major to Law School Professor

Meet Winston Collier (B.A. 2003): Owner and Founder of the Collier Firm

Virginia Kinnier (B.A. 2011): Helping Women Find Their Side Hustle

Checking in with Former English Department Intern, Sarah Liese (B.A. 2019)



A Q&A with Former English PhD Student, Ben Child





Two Questions & A Forthcoming Book from Former MFA Creative Writing Student, E.M. Tran






Alumni Profile: Q&A With Jarod Gregory