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Mary K Baron

Professor | of English

English | College of Arts & Sciences

Areas of Expertise

 Catalog courses: Adolescent Literature, Children's Literature, Poetry Writing, Early British Literature.

Special courses: Fairy Tales, Fantasy, Mickey's American Dream, The Problem of Evil


Ph.D. University of Illinois at Urbana

MA University of Michigan, Ann Arbor

BA Brandeis University



Major Hopwood Award in Poetry, U Michigan

Carey Thomas Award  for Creative Publishing, first book, Letters for the New England Dead

Teaching Award (TIP) University of North Florida


Our Savior Anglican Church

Lay  Chaplain for Prison Ministries

Grants and Contracts Awarded

JAXWRITE, local site of the National Writing Project, funded by NWP, 1991 -2002

NEA grant to bring arts into prison 1997-98 (continues as a volunteer effort: Arts Inside

Publications & Presentations

Letters for the New England Dead, poems. David Godine, Boston 1974

Wheat among bones, poems. Sheep Meadow Press, NY. 1980

Mary Baron: New and Selected Poems. Sheep Meadow Press,  NY 2010

Poems in journals: multiple

Articles on teaching, poetry, and prosody, multiple

Contact Information

Building 0008, Room 2617

(904) 620-5134

Office Hours

M 9-12; W 9-11