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Dr. Basil "Chad" Chisholm

TITLE:Assistant Professor of English
DEPARTMENT:Division of Humanities
LOCATION:Brower 200-AB
EMAIL:
PHONE:864-644-5227
SWU P.O. BOX:1876
PROFILE:

Dr. Chisholm is committed to the concept of a Christian liberal arts education (especially since he did not receive one as an undergraduate). Though he did not attend SWU as a student, Chisholm wishes he had graduated from here because he loves the community, the area, the people, and the sense of mission. He is the Director of the Carolina Institute for Faith and Culture at SWU, and he serves as the Publisher and Managing Editor of its digital journal, Freedom's Hill Primer. Chisholm has publications in journals such as Mississippi Folklife, The South Carolina Review, Connecticut Review, Mallorn: The Journal of the J.R.R. Tolkien Society, The Mississippi Encyclopedia, and Intercollegiate Review. He has published two photo essay books with Arcadia Publishing's series Images of America. Chisholm has received awards for his teaching in the classroom, including the Exemplary Teacher Award from the United Methodist Board of Higher Education and the William Winter Scholar Award from the Mississippi Humanities Council.

He lives near SWU with his wife and two daughters.

INTERESTS
- Digital writing and publishing
- Media criticism
- Genre fiction (fantasy, science fiction, detectives, vampires, etc)
- British literature
- American literature
- Children's literature
- Film criticism
- Rhetorical theory
- Shakespeare
- Wayne C. Booth
- C.S. Lewis
- J.R.R. Tolkien

 

View Dr. Chisholm's Vitae