PhD English, University of Tennessee, 2001
MA English, Kansas State University, 1993
BFA Creative Writing, Bowling Green State University, 1989
Interests and Specializations
American Literature and Critical Theory
Walter Squire received his PhD in English from the University of Tennessee, specializing in American Literature and Critical Theory. Before coming to Marshall in 2010, he taught in Charlotte, North Carolina, for nine years. His research and teaching interests include children’s and fantasy literature (especially The Wonderful Wizard of Oz), film, proletarian literature, and sexuality studies, and he also enjoys international vegetarian cuisine and unusual music of all sorts. He lives in Huntington with his wife Allison and their energetic son. Dr. Squire is our current Director of Film Studies and is often seen as a prestigious judge at our local film festivals.