Michael Odom

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Associate Professor

EMAIL: modom@bmcc.cuny.edu

Office: N-771

Office Hours:

Phone: +1 (212) 220-8606


Mike Odom received his Ph.D. in English from the University of South Carolina where he studied the literary and religious culture of the American South. He has published articles in the Southern Literary Journal, Flannery O’Connor Review, and South Atlantic Review. With over a decade of secondary and postsecondary English teaching experience, Mike seeks to cultivate a stimulating academic environment in his courses at BMCC.


American Literature, Southern Studies, Religious Studies, Rhetoric and Composition


Ph.D. English, University of South Carolina

Courses Taught

Research and Projects

Southern Strategies: Narrative Negotiation in the Evangelical South


Religious Satire and Narrative Ambiguity in the Known World, South Atlantic Review (2019)

Honors, Awards and Affiliations

PSC – CUNY Research Award

Russell J. and Dorothy S. Bilinski Fellow

Joel Myerson Fellow in American Letters

Flannery O’Connor Collections Fellow

Sarah Gordon Award

James Dickey Award for Scholarly Writing

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