Ph.D. in English at The University of Virginia
M.A. in English at North Carolina State University
B.A. in English at North Carolina State University, Summa Cum Laude
Dr. Owen graduated from North Carolina State University in 1986 and then from the University of Virginia, receiving a Ph.D. in 1993. His field of expertise is British Literature of the Restoration and 18th Century, and he specialized in studies in the novel. A member of the College English Association, Dr. Owen has taught at Columbus State University for more than twenty years. A member of both Phi Beta Delta and Phi Kappa Phi, he was bestowed Columbus State University’s Faculty Service Award in 2006.