Christy Burns

Distinguished Instructor
214 Stone Center    

Ms. Burns started teaching at JSU in 2003 as an adjunct instructor and was hired full time in 2004. In 2007, she was included in Who's Who Among America's Teachers. She is the recipient of the Clyde P. Cox Award (May 2009) and the James Woodall Award (Association of College English Teachers of Alabama, ACETA, 2018). In October 2019, Mrs. Burns earned the promotion of Distinguished Instructor.

Christy Burns

Courses Taught:

  • EH 101 English Composition I
  • EH 102 English Composition II
  • EH 141 Oral Communication
  • EH 201 American Literature I
  • EH 202 American Literature II
  • EH 322 Technical Writing
  • EH 323 Writing for the Workplace
  • EH 348 Composition and Speech
  • EH 426 Edgar Allan Poe


  • M.A. in English from Jacksonville State University in 2003
  • B.A. in English and Spanish from Shorter College in 2001

Other Responsibilities

  • First-Year Writing Committee
  • Writers Bowl Committee
  • Gamecock Orientation GO! Specialist
  • Integrated Studies Undergraduate Advisor