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Michael V. Montgomery, Ph.D.





The University of Arizona, Tucson, ArizonaDoctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) in Rhetoric, Composition, and the Teaching of English, with an emphasis in Media Arts

Master of Arts (M.A.) in English

Macalester College, St. Paul, Minnesota

B.A., majors in English and Philosophy

Cambridge University, Cambridge, England

International Scholarship Student


Dr. Michael V. Montgomery is a professor in the Department of Natural Sciences and General Education. He has published several collections of fiction and poetry, and his screenplays have won top prizes at film festivals in the United States and abroad. His scholarly areas include film theory and criticism, writing pedagogy and literature, and he has been cited for his contributions to college textbooks in each of these areas.


  • English Composition I and II
  • Poetry, Fiction and Screenwriting Workshops
  • Classical, World and Contemporary Cinema
  • Eastern Literature
  • Foundations of Western Literature
  • The Western Literary Tradition