Scott Obernesser

Visiting Assistant Professor
116 Stone Center           

Dr. Obernesser graduated with his Ph.D. from the University of Mississippi in 2018. Since then, he has taught in Mainz, Germany on a year-long post-doctoral fellowship at the Obama Institute of Transnational American Studies and for two years at Jacksonville State University. He primarily studies American Literature, with focuses on Environmental Literature, Ecocriticism, and Energy Studies.

Scott Obernesser

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 203 Survey of English Literature I


  • PhD in English Literature from The University of Mississippi in 2018
  • M.A. in English Literature from Bowling Green State University in 2010
  • B.A. in English Literature from Montana State University in 2008