Assistant Professor of English
Ph.D., University of Southern Mississippi, 2006
M.A.,The University of Southern Mississippi, 2003
B.A. Webster University, 1996
Specialties: Composition & Rhetoric, Fiction Writing, Literary Journalism
Without knowing it, Jay Todd has been working his way towards New Orleans for years. After growing up in Chicago, he moved to St. Louis for college and stayed to work as a web designer. Well-paid but dissatisfied, he continued south to Hattiesburg, Mississippi, to study fiction writing at The University of Southern Mississippi's Center for Writers. After graduating and getting married, he moved to Bogalusa, Louisiana, and spent a year teaching at Southeastern Louisiana University. In 2006, he gladly accepted his current position at Xavier. He hopes some day to both work and live in New Orleans so that he can stop packing and unpacking all of the books he has amassed along the way.
Professor Todd may be contacted at: (504) 520-7484 or by e-mail at email@example.com.