English Department

English Department Faculty

English Department Faculty

List of 10 members.

  • Mr. Michael Anderson 93

    Assistant Athletics Director, Sports Camps Director, English Teacher, Varsity Baseball Head Coach
    University of Tennessee-Knoxville - BA
    At MBA since 2003
  • Mr. Win Bassett 

    Upper School English, Varsity Cross-Country and Track, Student Newspaper, Student Society
    North Carolina State University - B.S., B.S.
    University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill - J.D.
    Yale Divinity School - M.A.R.
    At MBA since 2015
  • Mr. Bradford Gioia 

    Headmaster, English Teacher
    University of the South - BA
    Middlebury College - MA
    West Georgia College - MA
    University of the South - Honorary Doctorate of Civil Law
    At MBA since 1994
  • Mr. Michael Kelly 

    English Teacher, S&C, MLK Society
    University College Cork, Ireland - BA
    University College Cork - Higher Diploma in Education
    At MBA since 1998
  • Mr. Matthew Kimball 07

    English, Baseball
    Brown University - BA
    At MBA since 2012
  • Dr. Sean Kinch 

    Stanford - BA
    University of Texas - MA/PhD
    At MBA since 2002
  • Mr. Richard Klausner 73

    English Teacher, Assistant College Counselor, Soccer
    Vanderbilt University - BA
    University of California Irvine - MA
    At MBA since 1996
  • Mr. John McWhirter 02

    The University of the South - English
    At MBA since 2014
  • Mr. Malcolm Morrison 

    South Bank University - Advanced Diploma
    University of London - B. Ed (Hons)
    Johnson & Wales University - M. Ed (part)
    At MBA since 2000
  • Mr. Haywood Moxley 

    English Department Chair
    University of South Carolina - MA
    University of Georgia - BA
    At MBA since 1987

List of 12 members.

  • Dr. Wilson Onstott 

    Furman - BA
    East Tennessee State University - MA
    Middle Tennessee State University - PhD
    At MBA since 2016
  • Mrs. Elizabeth (Greenberg) Overton 

    7th Grade Grammar/Vocabulary; Assistant Swim and Tennis Coach
    UNC-Chapel Hill - BA
    At MBA since 2014
  • Mrs. Jo Palmore 

    English Teacher, senior class advisor, Totomoi advisor, Discipline Committee
    615-298-5514 Ext. 323
    University of Tennessee - B.A.
    University of Tennessee - M.S.
    At MBA since 1981
  • Mr. Robert Quinn 99

    Associate Librarian, Debate
    615-298-5514 ext 230
    University of Georgia - BA
    University of Georgia - MA
    University of Tennessee - MIS
    At MBA since 2008
  • Ms. Margaret Raines 

    English Teacher, Varsity Hockey Strength and Conditioning, Time to Rise Director
    Vanderbilt - BA
    Vanderbilt - BS
    At MBA since 2010
  • Mr. Elijah Reynolds 99

    Tech Integration Specialist, Director of Social Media, English Teacher, XC & Track Coach
    Vanderbilt University - B.A.
    University of California at Santa Barbara - M.A.
    At MBA since 2008
  • Mrs. Cherie Roberts 

    English Teacher, Junior School Publications, JS Poetry Competition
    Belmont University - MA English
    University of New York at Albany - BSN
    Belmont University - ASN
    At MBA since 2006
  • Mr. Roderick Russ 

    English Teacher, Cross Country Head Coach, Ultimate Frisbee Head Coach
    University of Mississippi - BA
    Mississippi College - MEd
    At MBA since 1998
  • Mr. Emmett Russell 88

    English Teacher, Microbe Cross Country, Microbe Track
    Rhodes College - BA
    Middlebury College - MA
    At MBA since 1996
  • Mr. Robert Sawyer 98

    English Teacher, Honor Council, Football, Track,
    University of Tennessee - BA
    Middlebury College, Bread Loaf School of English - MA
    At MBA since 2002
  • Dr. Edward Tarkington 

    English Teacher, Literary Magazine Advisor, Wrestling, Freshman Class Sponsor
    University of Virginia - MA
    Furman University - BA
    Florida State University - Ph.D.
    At MBA since 2007
  • Miss Caroline Williams 

    English, Bell Ringer, Service, Big Red Poets
    Harvard University - B.A.
    University of Missisippi - M.F.A.
    At MBA since 2017

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