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Instructor of English
(615) 453-6403
Labry Hall, Room 230
The Millard and JJ Oakley School of Humanities, Education and the Arts
B.A., Union University
M.A., University of Tennessee, Knoxville

Wyatt Keener began teaching at Cumberland University as an adjunct instructor in 2018 before being appointed to a full-time position in 2019. He has previously taught at the University of Tennessee, Pellissippi State Community College, and Volunteer State Community College. Mr. Keener holds a Master of Arts degree from the University of Tennessee. He specializes in Old English Literature and First-Year Composition.

Mr. Keener’s teaching responsibilities include Composition, Sophomore Literature, and Writing Workshop courses. In addition to his work at Cumberland, Mr. Keener volunteers as a mentor with tnAchieves. His favorite aspect of teaching is helping students navigate the transition to post-secondary education. He resides in Wilson County with his wife and their dog.