B.A., Thomas More College, Crestview Hills, KY (1976) M.A., University of Kentucky, Lexington, KY (1979)
Jim Schuttemeyer received his M.A. in English from the University of Kentucky and has done graduate work at the University of Cincinnati. He was named Outstanding Teacher of the Year in 2003, chaired the English department from 1998-2010, has been involved in the First Year Seminar and the Honors programs since their inceptions. Mr. Schuttemeyer frequently teaches dramatic literature courses in England and/or Ireland in TMC’s Study Abroad program, and he serves as the faculty mentor to Sigma Tau Delta, the English honorary society. His teaching interests include Shakespeare, 19th and 20th century British literature, African-American literature, and literature of the American South, Comedy in its various guises, and the search for the great white whale. He makes regular pilgrimages to William Faulkner’s shrine in Oxford, Mississippi, and enjoys flying to Taiwan for textured tofus, giant mangoes, squid-on-a- stick, and avocado-soy shakes. Other interests include cosmology, theoretical Physics, evolutionary Biology, live theatre, and the slow painful study of Mandarin Chinese.