Doni Wilson, PhD

  • Professor of English
  • Content Expert, ELA and Reading (4-8 and 7-12) (Teacher Certification) and ESL


  • PhD in English, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
  • MA in English, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
  • BA in History, Baylor University

Courses Taught

  • Composition & Literature I & II
  • Continental Literature
  • American Literature I & II
  • Life Writing
  • Writing and Research Across the Disciplines
  • Senior Seminar: 20th Century American Literature
  • American Romanticism

Teaching Focus

Dr. Wilson’s specialties include American Literature, Twentieth Century Literature, Women’s Literature, and writing.

Additional Information

Dr. Wilson recently presented papers on Fitzgerald and Hemingway in New York, Key West, and Vevey, Switzerland. She has presented and published on a variety of topics ranging from early American literature, Transcendentalism, and Modernism to twentieth century British literature and cultural studies.

Dr. Wilson sponsors the HBU Alpha Lambda chapter of Alpha Chi, a national honor society that admits juniors and seniors from all academic disciplines.

Dr. Wilson has also chaired the Search Committee for a professor of 18th Century Literature for the Department of Languages here at Houston Baptist University.

Dr. Wilson has also taught at UNC-Chapel Hill, Elon University, and the University of Houston, Clear Lake.

She blogs with other HBU professors at