Melissa Jackson

Melissa Jackson, MFA

Phone: 678-839-6512 | Fax: 678-839-4849


Office: Pafford Social Science Building 304-B

Hours: Tuesday and Thursday before class by appointment. After class on Tuesday until 2:30. Friday 1:15-3:00
by appointment. In the Writing Center Thursdays from 1 to 2, Friday from 11-1.

Courses and Sections

  • Courses Taught
  • Spring 2015 Sections
    • ENGL-1102 (English Composition II) Section: 36   [View Syllabus]
  • Fall 2014 Sections
    • ENGL-1101 (English Composition I) Section: 148   [View Syllabus]
    • ENGL-1101 (English Composition I) Section: 149   [View Syllabus]


  • B.F.A., Fine Arts, Painting, Auburn University, 1992
  • M.F.A., Studio Arts, School of Visual Arts, 1995
  • M.F.A., Creative and Professional Writing, Converse College, 2012


Melissa Dickson Jackson is a poet and feature writer. She has published two collections of poetry, Cameo (2011) and Sweet Aegis, Medusa Poems (2013). Recent poems can be found in Shenandoah, North American Review, Bitter Southerner, Southern Humanities Review, Cumberland River Review, Southern Women's Review, Literary Mama, and Gravy from the Southern Foodways Alliance at the University of Mississippi. She is a frequent contributor to Newnan/Coweta Magazine.

Selected Publications