Mitchell Jackson

Professor
Faculty
TEMPE Campus
Mailcode
1401

Biography

Mitchell Jackson is the John O. Whiteman Dean’s Distinguished Professor in the Department of English. Recipient of a 2021 Guggenheim fellowship, Jackson won the 2021 Pulitzer Prize in Feature Writing for his article about the killing of Ahmaud Arbery. His debut novel “The Residue Years” was recognized with a Whiting Award and the Ernest J. Gaines Prize. His nonfiction book, “Survival Math: Notes on an All-American Family,” was named a best book of 2019 by NPR, Time and elsewhere.

Education

M.F.A. New York University

Courses

Spring 2022
Course Number Course Title
ENG 598 Special Topics
Fall 2021
Course Number Course Title
ENG 594 Conference and Workshop

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