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Jim Haughey

Professor of English and Associate Dean of Arts
Academic Background
Doctorate, University of South Carolina
Master of Arts, Clemson University
Bachelor of Arts, Clemson University
Phone Number:
(864) 231-2158
Jim Haughey

Family includes wife Laurie, daughter Sinead, son Gabriel. Has lived in Pittsfield, Mass.; Lurgan, Northern Ireland; London, England; Florence, S.C.; Clemson, S.C. Enjoys “the collegiality, the students, the sense of vocation,” at AU.

What classes do you teach at Anderson

English 101, 102, 201, 202, 351, 352, 411, and 481

What year did you start teaching at AU


Why teach at AU?

I wanted to teach at an institution where faith and intellectual inquiry complement each other, where the pursuit of knowledge and spiritual growth permeate each other.


Reading, hiking, running, traveling

Notable achievements outside of discipline

Four-time NCAA All-American in track and field and cross country

People might be interested to know I...

am a third cousin of the actor Liam Neeson.

How would you describe your classes to someone who has never attended one?

Organized chaos.


Haughey, Jim. (2002). The First World War in Irish Poetry. Bucknell University Press.

Haughey, Jim. (2012). The Roses are torn: Ireland’s War Poets. Oxford University Press.

The Great War in Irish Memory. Winner, Philological Association of the Carolinas Best Essay Award.

(1995). Joyce and Trevor’s Dubliners: The Legacy of Colonialism. Studies in Short Fiction 32: 355-365.

(1998). Standing in the Gap: Sebastian Barry’s Revisionist Theater. Colby Quarterly 34 (4): 290-302.