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educator , poet

Melissa Carol Johnson, American poet, educator. Reed Smith Memorial fellow, University South Carolina, 1993-1994, Bates fellow, 1997, 1998, 2000. Member of American Association of University Women, Newberry County History Society, Phi Kappa Phi, Sigma Tau Delta (associate).

Background

Johnson, Melissa Carol was born on February 4, 1968 in Lancaster, South Carolina, United States. Daughter of Kelly Luther and Carol Cody Johnson.

Education

Bachelor, College of Charleston, South Carolina, 1986—1989. Master of Fine Arts, University South Carolina, Columbia, 1993—1996. Graduate in Women's studies, University South Carolina, Columbia, 1996—2001.

Doctor of Philosophy, University South Carolina, Columbia, 1996—2002.

Career

Assistant professor Newberry (South Carolina) College, since 2003.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Editor: (literature journal) Yemassee, 1996-1999. Co-author (with Robert Newman and Jean Bohner): (textbook) Uncommon Threads: Reading and Writing About Contemporary America, 2003. Author: (published poems) The Connecticut Review, New Review, Borderlands, Farmer's Market, West Wind Review.

Membership

Member of American Association of University Women, Newberry County History Society, Phi Kappa Phi, Sigma Tau Delta (associate).

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Reading, travel, jogging.

Connections

Married Joseph H. Schaub, November 6, 1999. Married Kristian M. Niemi, February 3, 1990 (divorced 1996).

father:
Kelly Luther

mother:
Carol Cody Johnson

spouses:
Joseph H. Schaub

Kristian M. Niemi