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Ms. Jamey Temple
Assistant Professor of English & Journalism

Jamey Temple joined the department of English and Modern Foreign Languages full time in 2008 after having taught in the department on an adjunct basis. Prior to joining the English faculty, Ms. Temple worked in the University’s offices of Media Relations and Sports Information. In addition to teaching various English classes, Ms. Temple is the managing editor of the student and alumni journal Pensworth and teaches public relations courses for the Department of Communication and Theatre Arts.  She also is an editor for the annual print anthology Best New Writing.

Ms. Temple earned her BS in Communication Arts at University of the Cumberlands in 2003 and her MFA in creative writing at Spalding University in 2007.

Courses Taught

ENGL 130 - Fundamentals of College Writing
ENGL 131 - English Composition I
ENGL 132 - English Composition II
ENGL 239 – Introduction to Creative Writing
ENGL 339 – Creative Writing: Fiction
ENGL 339—Creative Writing: Creative Nonfiction
ENGL 404 – Integrated Studies: The Wounded Storyteller
ENGL 440—Advanced Fiction Writing
ENGL 440—Advanced Creative Nonfiction Writing
ENOL 550 – Creative Writing


Ms. Temple’s prose and poetry have appeared in several publications including Still: The Journal, Kentucky Monthly, The Path, and Repurposed Magazine.