Verbie Prevost specializes in American literature with a special interest in the literature
of the American South. She also teaches courses in international fiction, and has
conducted seminars with students in England, Ireland and Australia. Recognitions include
the College of Arts and Sciences Outstanding Teacher Award and Outstanding Service
Awards from UTC, the Graduate School, and the College of Arts and Sciences. She has
served twice as the faculty trustee on the UT Board of Trustees. Her current research
interests include Tennessee writers (establishing and maintaining a web site) and
children's Civil War fiction.