Main Office: Peck Hall 302
Department Chair: Dr. Maria K. Bachman
Telephone: (615) 898-5090
Fax: (615) 898-5098
Ph.D. (1980), Vanderbilt University; MA (1976), University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa; BA (1972), University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa; First Year at MTSU: 1976
Office: PH 384; Phone/Voice Mail: 898-2714
The senior member of the English Department faculty, Dr. Cox teaches grammar and modern English usage and the Bible as literature. She is a Fellow of the Brooklyn Institute for Training Peer Tutors and is one of the co-founders of the Women's Center at MTSU. For several years she served as Dean of the Tennessee Collaborative Leadership Academy and worked as a state and university administrator. She has received awards from The College Board, the State of Tennessee, American College Testing, and several schools and colleges. Her current research focuses on May Justus, a writer, and Highlander Folk School, an innovative program for social reform. She is currently Director of the University Writing Center.