Kevin L. Cole, Ph.D.

Professor, English


  • B.A., English, Texas A&M, 1991
  • M.A., English, Texas A&M University, 1993
  • Ph.D., English, Baylor, 1999

Courses Taught

  • LAR111 - Western Intellectual Traditions
  • LAR112 - Western Intellectual Traditions
  • ENG200 - Introduction to Literature
  • ENG221 - Survey of Later British Literature
  • ENG322 - Shakespeare
  • ENG490 - Victorian Literature
  • ENG210 - Literature of the Natural World
  • THS361 - Playwriting
  • ENG450 - Colloquium
  • ENG490 - Special Topics
  • ENG226 - American Slave Narratives
  • ENG223 - Survey of Later British Masterpieces
  • ENG220 - Global Literature Survey
  • ENG 395: RACE AND RELIGION IN THE AMERICAN IMAGINATION - Race and Religion in the American Imagination

Professional Memberships

Higher Learning Commission National Peer Review Corps


Research interests include but are not limited to: blindness in literature and art; slave narratives; the art of Richard Diebenkorn; liberal arts education; pedgogy related to outdoors education

Scholarships and Creative Work

  • Several articles and presentations on various literary subjects in academic journals; presentations at the annual conference of the HLC
  • Late Summer Plums. Scurfpea Press, 2016
  • Loving Arms (play)--staged reading in 2018 and full production in 2020
  • Loving Arms--Full production, February 2020
  • Emily and Michael, Staged Reading Summer 2019

Service/Volunteer Work


Directed USF Research Symposium, 2008 - 2018

Annually organize USF-led service at The Banquet 

Volunteer at children's schools

Executive Board The Premiere Playhouse--Vice Chair