Michael Berryhill – Promoted to Full Professor

Michael Berryhill, chair of journalism since 2010, was promoted to the rank of full professor at the spring meeting of the Board of Regents.

Berryhill is collaborating with TSU visiting professor of film, Dr. Tyrone Dixon, on a screenplay based on his prize-winning book about Texas prisons, The Trials of Eroy Brown. His 9000-word story on Houston immigration, published in February by Places Journal, has been reprinted in the fall issue of “Literary Journalism” the newsletter of the International Association for Literary Journalism Studies.

Later this fall, his literary essay on Shakespeare, psychoanalysis and the poet John Berryman, will appear in a volume from Peter Lang publishers titled John Berryman: Centenary Essays.