Associate Professor of English
Campus Phone: Ext. 5640
Campus Mail: P.O. Box 5044
Office: Virginia Hall 306
Campus or Site Location: Greeneville
Desirae Matherly has a Ph.D. in creative writing, nonfiction as well as a M.A. in creative writing, nonfiction both from Ohio University. She received a B.A. in philosophy and English from East Tennessee State University.
Matherly was an assistant professor at The University of Chicago, Collegiate Humanities Division, as well as a postdoctoral fellow at the Ohio University English Department. She was a graduate teaching assistant for the Ohio philosophy department, as well as the Ohio University English department.
She has received a postdoctoral teaching fellowship award from Ohio University in 2004, and the English department fellowship, scholarship and stipend.
Dr. Matherly has held public readings in both Cincinnati and Athens, Ohio.