Dr. Brian T. Chisom

Associate Dean of Students
Department: Dean of Students Office
Office: 102 Alumni Gymnasium
Phone: 375-2592

chisom@roanoke.edu

Degrees:

VIRGINIA POLYTECHNIC INSTITUTE & STATE UNIVERSITY, Blacksburg, VA
Ph.D., Educational Leadership & Policy Studies, 2009
Program: Higher Education; Cognate: Appalachian Studies
Dissertation: “The Influence of Private Colleges on Appalachian Identity: A Descriptive Case Study”

EAST TENNESSEE STATE UNIVERSITY, Johnson City, TN
M.A., English, 1993
Specialization: Appalachian Literature & Folklore
Thesis: “The Anthropological Implications of Henry David Thoreau’s The Maine Woods”

EAST TENNESSEE STATE UNIVERSITY, Johnson City, TN
B.A., English; Minor: Political Science, 1991
Specialization: Appalachian Literature & Folklore

 

Research & Teaching Interests:

Appalachian culture, follklore and literature; higher education in Appalahia

Willing to speak to professional, social or civic groups on:

Appalachian culture, follklore & literature; higher education in Appalahia; hiking & backpacking the Appalachian Trail