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Jesse Bishop

Dr. Jesse Bishop

Director of Faculty Academy

Associate Professor of English

Senior Instructional Designer

Curriculum Vita

Contact Info

  • email
  • phone 
    • 706-368-7776 (email is the best way to reach Dr. Bishop)
  • office
    • F163


Recent Courses

Spring 2016

Fall 2015

Summer 2015

Spring 2015

Fall 2014

Summer 2014

  • ENGL 1102 (Online, 2 sections)

Spring 2014

  • ENGL 1102, Composition II (FtF: MW 11-12:15, MW 2-3:15)
  • ENGL 1102, Composition II (Online)
  • ENGL 2111, World Literature I (Online)

Fall 2013

  • CRNs: 80669, 80859 (ENGL 1102, Online)
  • CRN: 80097 (ENGL 1102, F2, MW 11-12:15p)
  • CRNs: 80673, 80674 (ENGL 2116/2117, Intro & Adv. Creative Writing)



About Dr. Bishop

Jesse Bishop has been teaching at GHC since January, 2005, serving in a variety of roles. A graduate of Floyd College and the University of West Georgia, he holds degrees in Psychology (A.S.), English (B.A., M.A.), and Education (Ed.D.). His doctoral coursework was focused on School Improvement and Instructional Technology. His dissertation was an exploratory study of student use of social media at an access institution, examining potential impacts on student engagement and retention. He was recently a HASTAC Scholar working in/on and writing about Digital Humanities. In 2010-2011, he served as a Governor’s Teaching Fellow in the Institute of Higher Education at the University of Georgia. In addition to teaching composition, literature, creative writing, and interdisciplinary courses, Dr. Bishop is co-advisor to the GHC literary magazine, Old Red Kimono.

In January of 2016, he transitioned to the role of Director of Faculty Academy and Senior Instructional Designer. 

His research interests include social media use in higher education, student engagement, access institutions, research-based writing pedagogy, instructional design and technology, semiotics and composition, Herman Melville, Tony Hoagland, and representations of masculinity in contemporary American poetry and prose. His poetry and essays have been published in several journals, including The Yalobusha ReviewPebble Lake Review, and O’Tempora Magazine. His poems have been nominated for the Pushcart Prize. In 2015, two of his book reviews were published, one each in Linguistics & Education and Educational Review

Formerly of Jacksonville, FL, he currently resides in Rome, with his wife, daughter, son, and a completely neurotic dog. When not teaching, reading, researching, writing, or grading papers, he enjoys coaching his daughter’s soccer team, attending Rome Braves’ baseball and Falcons’ football games, watching horror films, and going to concerts.