The Thomas Jefferson Center for the Study of Core Texts and Ideas

Michael W Adams

Associate ProfessorPh.D., 1973, The University of Texas at Austin

Associate Professor of English
Michael W Adams



Legal writing; history of Western thought; the Bible as literature; the modern short story; the modern American novel


Director, Dobie Paisano Fellowship Program

Associate Director, James A. Michener Center for Writers

Columnist, Bar Association of the Fifth Federal Circuit

Novelist: Blind Man's Bluff; Anniversaries in the Blood 

Awards & Honors

  • Academy of Distinguished Teachers
  • President Associate's Excellence in Teaching Award
  • Liberal Arts Council Teaching Award
  • Dad's Association Centennial Teaching Fellowship
  • Eyes of Texas Award
  • Elected to Texas Institute of Letters

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