Main Office: Peck Hall 302
Department Chair: Dr. Maria K. Bachman
Telephone: (615) 898-5644
Fax: (615) 898-5098
Member, Honors Faculty. Doctoral Faculty
Ph.D. (1997), University of Louisiana, Lafayette; MA (1980), University of Louisiana, Monroe; BA (1977), University of Louisiana, Monroe; First Year at MTSU: 1999
Office: PH 374; Phone/Voice Mail: 898-2599
Dr. Hixon earned the Ph.D. at the University of Southwestern Louisiana. A specialist in children's literature, she joined the English Department in the Fall of 1999. She co-directed the biennial Modern Critical Approaches to Children's Literature conference once hosted by MTSU and is also active in the Children's Literature Association, including past service on the Board of Directors and as ChLA President in 2007-2008. She is the recipient of the MTSU Foundation's Outstanding Teacher Award for 2012.