Meet Professor Beverly Powell

Assistant Professor of English

Professor Beverly Powell
Office: College of Humanities and Social Sciences
(214) 333-6899

Educational Background

  • B.A., Dallas Baptist University
  • M.A., University of Texas at Arlington

Professor Beverly Powell's Background

Beverly Powell, the linguistics liaison for Dallas Baptist University, specializes in composition and rhetoric, linguistics, and Greco-Roman thought. Professor Powell directs the specialized minor in Applied Linguistics and is a co-sponsor for Alpha Eta Xi, DBU’s chapter of Sigma Tau Delta, the International English Honor Society. She is also a founding member of DOXA Literary Circle, DBU’s creative writing group for students, staff, faculty, and alumni, and a faculty director for the editing and production of DBU’s DOXA Literary and Arts Magazine.

A former director of the University Writing Center, Professor Powell has furthered reading, writing, and literacy efforts on campus and beyond through her work at her local public library and Sigma Tau Delta (the International English Honor Society). She has participated in and sponsored student presentations at the International Convention for Sigma Tau Delta and presented papers on writing center theory and writing pedagogy for South Central Modern Language Association.  

Professor Powell teaches composition and rhetoric, creative writing, advanced written composition, linguistics, and Great Texts of the Greco-Roman World, a course for the University Honors Program. She also teaches a Film as Literature course. She offers the English department’s Internship course every semester, working with students, non-profit organizations, businesses, and other entities to help prepare English majors for the changing workplace.