John Woodmansee

Instructor of Humanities


Joined NCSSM in August 1992

As a faculty member in the Humanities Department since 1992, John Woodmansee has taught a variety of courses, including American Studies, Western Civilizations, British Literature, Film Studies, Fiction Writing, and Classical Myth. For many years, he has led a J-Term trip to Greece with 15-20 students to study ancient history, theater, philosophy, myth, and culture. Recently, John has given conference presentations entitled “Before Bob Dylan: Poets & Agitators in Popular American Music” and “Imperfect Rhymes as a Measure of Phonological Similarity.” He also sponsors Blue Mirror, NCSSM’s literary and arts journal, and leads forums in American politics, linguistics, and creative writing. John has National Board Certification in Language Arts. When he is not teaching, he enjoys hiking, basketball, disc golf, and juggling.

BA, English, Davidson College
MA, English, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
National Board Certification