Dixie Shaw-Tillmon

Assistant Professor of Practice and Distinguished Teaching Professor, The Writing Program

Dixie Shaw-Tillmon



Dixie Shaw-Tillmon received a B.A. in English Literature in 1995 from the University of Houston, and then received her M.A. in English Literature, with specialization in the Renaissance, in 1997 from Sam Houston State University. Her master’s thesis was titled “Love and Nature in the Hesperides: Robert Herrick’s secular poetry.”

Dixie has taught writing courses at Sam Houston State University and Odessa College, and was the Public Relations Director for a school district in West Texas.  After recently moving to San Antonio, she began teaching for the Writing Program in the fall of 2005.

When she is not teaching, Dixie, with her husband, stays busy raising their two children and a yard full of animals!

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