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Dr. George D. Cheatham, Jr.
Dean, School of Arts and Sciences; Professor of English
Contact Information

Gailhac 2003
(703) 284-1560

Academic Credentials

B.A., Hendrix College
M.A., Ph.D., University of Tennessee

Teaching Areas:

  • Modern British and American literature
  • Shakespeare
  • Literary theory
Research Interests:
  • Narratology
  • Modern American fiction
George Cheatham joined Marymount University in 2010 as dean of the School of Arts and Sciences and a professor of English. 
Over his career, Dr. Cheatham has taught a wide range of courses spanning British, American, and world literature; literary theory and research methods; and composition at all levels. He has most enjoyed teaching Shakespeare and literary theory. His research interests have lately centered on narrative theory and the short fiction of Ernest Hemingway.