Bland Simpson


Email:   bsimpson@email.unc.edu
Phone:   (919) 962-4007
Office:   Greenlaw 231
Website:   www.redclayramblers.com
Curriculum Vitae:   Microsoft Office document icon Simpson.Bland_.CV_.2014.doc
Hire Date:   1 982

Title(s)

Kenan Distinguished Professor of English and Creative Writing

Biography

Author of nine books, primarily creative non-fiction about eastern  North Carolina (including The Great Dismal, Into the Sound Country, The Inner Islands, The Coasts of Carolina, and Little Rivers & Waterway Tales, Simpson is also a member of the Tony-award-winning ensemble The Red Clay Ramblers, highly experienced in musicals in both New York and regional theatre.

RESEARCH AND TEACHING GROUP

Teaching Awards

Bowman & Gordon Gray Distinguished Term Professorship, 2006-2011
Chapman Award for Excellence in Teaching, 2006
Tanner Award for Excellence in Undergraduate Teaching, 2004
Chapman Award for Excellence in Teaching, 1998