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Dr. Herbert Shippey

English and Communication
Part-time Instructor of English

Branch Stdt Cntr 317

Educational Background:  Ph.D. in English, University of South Carolina, 1991

M.A. in English, Emory University, 1969

B.A. in English, Georgia Southern College, 1966

Dissertation Topic:  “William Tappan Thompson:  A Biography and Uncollected Fictional Writings”

Dr. Herbert Shippey began teaching at Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College (ABAC) in  1992 and retired from full-time work in August 2008. From 1983-1992, he taught English at Andrew College in Cuthbert, Georgia.  He presently teaches part-time at ABAC.

Research Interest:  William Tappan Thompson and Humorist Writers of the Old Southwest.  See my blog on this subject:  <>

My personal blog, Words for the Wind <>

Office Hours, Fall 2015:

MWF, 9:00-10:00 a.m.; 11:00 a.m. – 12:00 noon

MW, 2:30-3:30 p.m.

TTh, 9:00 – 11:00 a.m.


English 1101


» Syllabus

Composition I

English 2131 (eCore class)

American Literature I