Log In

Marsha Anderson Mathews Edit Profile

Literature educator , Minister , novelist , poet

Marsha Anderson Mathews, American English literature educator, minister, poet, novelist.


Mathews, Marsha Anderson was born on October 29, 1952 in St. Petersburg, FLa. Daughter of Allen Conrad and Doris Marsh A.


Bachelor with high honors, University Florida, Gainesville, 1974. Master of Arts, Florida State University, Tallahassee, 1980. Doctor of Philosophy, Florida State University, Tallahassee, 1987.

Master of Divinity, Asbury Theological Seminary, Wilmare, Kentucky, 1995.


Teaching assistant Florida State University, Tallahassee, 1978-1986. Assistant professor English Virginia Intermont College, Bristol, 1987-1991. Adjunct professor Asbury College, Wilmore, Kentucky, 1991-1995.

Pastor United Methodist Church Holston conference, 1995-2000. Adjunct professor University Virginia, Wise, 2000, Mountain Empire Community College, Big Stone Gap, Georgia, 2000. Associate professor English Dalton (Georgia) State College, since 2001.

Director Wesley Foundation Campus Ministries, United Methodist Church, 1996-2000.


  • Other Work

    • Contributor articles to professional journals.


Clown, visits hospital and nursing homes, since 1996. Volunteer Hospice of Northwest Georgia, Big Brothers Big Sisters Northwest Georgia Mountains. Member Modern Language Association, American Association of University Women, National Council Teachers English, Associate Writing Program, Internat.Soc.

Humor Studies, Chattanooga Writers' Guild, Phi Beta Kappa, Theta Phi, Lambda Iota Tau,, Georgia Writers Association.


  • Other Interests

    Travel, water sports, Scrabble, reading, gardening.


Children: Gena Renee, Gretchen J.

Allen Conrad

Doris Marsh A.

Gena Renee Mathews

Gretchen J. Mathews