John M. Valentine

  • B.A., Mercer University
  • M.A., Vanderbilt University
  • Ph.D., Vanderbilt University

"The sheer joy of interacting with young and dynamic minds."

John M. Valentine | General education professor

Awards, recognition and honors

Woodrow Wilson Fellow, Vanderbilt University Fellow, Who's Who in American Teachers, Best Teacher in the School of Humanities at the University of Alabama/Birmingham, SCAD Presidential Fellowship


American Philosophical Association

Previous Positions

Full-time instructor of philosophy since 1976 at various colleges/universities, including SCAD, East Georgia College, and the University of Alabama/Birmingham

Publications and presentations

Journal articles in The Southwest Philosophy Review and The Florida Philosophical Review; aesthetics textbook entitled Beginning Aesthetics published by McGraw-Hill; poetry published in over 20 journals; five poetry chapbooks with Pudding House Press in Columbus, Ohio