Janine Joseph has been selected as the inaugural Dean’s Distinguished Visiting Scholar. An Associate Professor of Creative Writing at Oklahoma State University, she will serve in the College’s Department of English and Center for Refugee, Migrant, and Displacement Studies for one year.

In addition, Joseph’s poem “Oh, I’m Dying, I’m Dying” was the Academy of American Poets’ featured poem of the day on August 30. Poems selected for this recognition are shared with more than 300,000 Poem-a-Day subscribers.