English Department

English Department Faculty

English Department Faculty

List of 13 members.

  • Photo of Joshua Abbey

    Mr. Jackson Abbey 18

    Vanderbilt University - BA
    At MBA since 2021
  • Photo of Michael Anderson

    Mr. Mike Anderson 93

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

    Mr. Win Bassett 

    Associate Dean of the High School; English Teacher; Honor Council; Cross-Country & Track; Newspaper
    Yale Divinity School - M.A.R.
    University of North Carolina - J.D.
    North Carolina State University - B.S., B.S.
    At MBA since 2015
  • Photo of Gracie Bassett

    Mrs. Gracie (Killman) Bassett 

    JS English Teacher
    University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill - BA
    Yale Divinity School - MDiv
    At MBA since 2015
  • Photo of Lakresha Belcher

    Ms. Lakresha Belcher 

    Grand Canyon University - Masters
    Bowling Green State University - Bachelors
    At MBA since 2021
  • Photo of Joseph Bromfield

    Mr. Joseph Bromfield 

    English Teacher, Theater Teacher
    University of Virginia - MFA
    London Academy of Music and Dramatic Art - Post-Graduate Diploma
    Rollins College - BA
    McCallie School - HS Diploma
    At MBA since 2020
  • Photo of Bradford Gioia

    Mr. Brad 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
  • Photo of Tim Jenkins

    Mr. Tim Jenkins 

    Colorado College - BA
    At MBA since 2021
  • Photo of Michael Kelly

    Mr. Michael Kelly 

    Associate Dean of the High School, English Teacher, S&C, MLK Society
    University College Cork, Ireland - BA
    University College Cork - Higher Diploma in Education
    At MBA since 1998
  • Photo of Sean Kinch

    Dr. Sean Kinch 

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

    Mr. Dick Klausner 73

    English Teacher, Assistant College Counselor, Soccer
    Vanderbilt University - BA
    University of California Irvine - MA
    At MBA since 1996
  • Photo of Thomas Markham

    Mr. Tom Markham 11

    Princeton University - B.A.
    Bowling Green State University - M.F.A.
    At MBA since 2018
  • Photo of John McWhirter

    Mr. Russell McWhirter 02

    The University of the South - BA
    At MBA since 2014

List of 12 members.

  • Photo of Haywood Moxley

    Mr. Haywood Moxley 

    English Department Chair
    University of South Carolina - MA
    University of Georgia - BA
    At MBA since 1987
  • Photo of Wilson Onstott

    Dr. Wil Onstott 

    Furman - BA
    East Tennessee State University - MA
    Middle Tennessee State University - PhD
    At MBA since 2016
  • Photo of Elizabeth Overton

    Mrs. Libby (Greenberg) Overton 

    7th Grade Grammar/Vocabulary; JS Swim and Tennis Coach
    University of North Carolina - BA
    Lipscomb University - M.Ed.
    At MBA since 2014
  • Photo of Margaret Raines

    Ms. Maggie Raines 

    English Teacher, Varsity Hockey Strength and Conditioning
    Vanderbilt - BA
    Vanderbilt - BS
    At MBA since 2010
  • Photo of Elijah Reynolds

    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
  • Photo of Roderick Russ

    Mr. Roderick Russ 

    English/History Teacher, Cross Country Head Coach, Track Coach
    University of Mississippi - BA
    Mississippi College - MEd
    At MBA since 1998
  • Photo of Emmett Russell

    Mr. Emmett Russell 88

    Rhodes College - BA
    Middlebury College - MA
    At MBA since 1996
  • Photo of Robert Sawyer

    Mr. Robert Sawyer 98

    Dean of the High School, English Teacher, Football
    615-298-5514 ext. 231
    University of Tennessee - BA
    Middlebury College, Bread Loaf School of English - MA
    At MBA since 2002
  • Photo of Charles Sligh

    Dr. Charles Sligh 

    University of Virginia - PhD
    Baylor University - MA
    Belmont University - BA
    At MBA since 2018
  • Photo of Edward Tarkington

    Dr. Ed 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
  • Photo of Terrell Taylor

    Mr. Terrell Taylor 

    University of Mary Washington - BA
    Georgetown University - MA
    Vanderbilt University - MA
    At MBA since 2021
  • Photo of Walter Thompson

    Mr. Ben Thompson 00

    English Teacher, Yearbook Adviser, JS Bowling Coach
    Vanderbilt University - BA
    University of Wisconsin - MFA
    University of North Carolina - MAT
    At MBA since 2018

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