Dr. Joe Nelson teaches freshman writing and literature.

His doctoral work focused on Old and Middle English Literature. He emphasizes his appreciation of the classic Greek adventures shared by Homer, the Iliad, and the Odyssey. The timeless stories speak to the human experience in every age.

A native Montanan, Dr. Nelson worked for a multinational corporation for 35 years. He is thrilled to finally be teaching at a university, his first love!

BS, University of Montana
MA, University of Kansas
PhD, University of Kansas

“Do not go gentle into that good night. Rage, rage against the dying of the light.”
-Dylan Thomas, 20th c. poet