Jones, Brock Michael
Assistant Professor - English and Literature
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Last Updated: 10/24/18 -

Brock Jones is the author of Cenotaph (University of Arkansas Press, 2016) which was a finalist in the 2016 Miller Williams Poetry Prize. His poems have appeared in the Iowa Review, Lunch Ticket, Ninth Letter online, Poetry Daily, Raleigh Review, Sugar House Review, and others. Brock is a veteran of the U.S. Army and has served three tours of duty in Iraq and one in Afghanistan. His experience with and interest in combat, trauma, and memory inform his poetics, teaching philosophy and research emphases.  

PhD Literature and Creative Writing, University of Utah, 2018
MFA Creative Writing, University of Wyoming, 2013
BA English, Utah Valley University, 2010

Courses Taught
English 1010 Introduction to Writing
English 2010 Intermediate Writing
English 2250 Creative Process and Imaginative Writing
English 3440 Intermediate Poetry Writing
English 4440 Advanced Poetry Writing I 
English 4445 Advanced Poetry Writing II