JOSEPH MILLS, Humanities, Writing, Critical Perspectives (1998)
A member of the Undergraduate Academic Program, Joseph Mills joined the faculty in 1998. He earned a B.A. from the University of Chicago, an M.A. from the University of New Mexico, and a Ph.D. in American Literature from the University of California, Davis. He teaches a variety of courses ranging from Studies in American Humor to modern fiction and contemporary poetry.
His written works include two volumes of poetry, Somewhere During the Spin Cycle and Angels, Thieves, and Winemakers; a guide to North Carolina’s wineries; and a variety of academic criticism. He edited A Century of the Marx Brothers, and he writes two regular columns, one on parenting for Latitude Magazine and one on wine for Small Winery Magazine.