Overview

  • Joey Kennedy, a Pulitzer Prize winner, is a life-long journalist. He worked for more than 33 years at The Birmingham News. He’s won numerous awards, including best editorial columnist in Alabama five times, and is a finalist for two more Pulitzer Prizes. Joey writes a weekly column for Alabama Political Reporter and the monthly back-page column, “B-Curious,” for B-Metro magazine, a Birmingham city magazine. Joey teaches English at UAB, where he was named the Walt Mayfield Outstanding Adjunct Instructor in 2018. He also teaches seminars in the University Honors Program at UAB, where he was picked by the seniors of 2020 as their Most Distinguished Teacher. He is faculty adviser for the UAB College Democrats and Blazing Quiz Bowl. Joey lives on Birmingham’s Southside with Veronica, his wife of 40 years, and together they share a grumble of pugs.
  • Research Overview

  • Modern American Literature, Journalism
  • Teaching Overview

  • Teaches since 2001 in the English Department at UAB; since 2017, in the University Honors Program
  • Teaching Activities

  • EH097L - Intro to Freshman Writing II (Spring Term 2020) 2020
  • EH102 - English Composition II (Spring Term 2020) 2020
  • EH107 - Intro Freshman Writing II (Spring Term 2020) 2020
  • EH212 - Forms of Literature (Spring Term 2020) 2020
  • UHP323 - Seminar: Sociology (Spring Term 2020) 2020
  • EH096L - Intro to Freshman Writing I (Fall Term 2019) 2019
  • EH101 - English Composition I (Fall Term 2019) 2019
  • EH106 - Intro Freshman Writing I (Fall Term 2019) 2019
  • EH224 - Amer Lit II:1865-Present (Fall Term 2019) 2019
  • EH096L - Intro to Freshman Writing I (Spring Term 2019) 2019
  • EH102 - English Composition II (Spring Term 2019) 2019
  • EH106 - Intro Freshman Writing I (Spring Term 2019) 2019
  • EH224 - Amer Lit II:1865-Present (Spring Term 2019) 2019
  • EH096L - Intro to Freshman Writing I (Fall Term 2018) 2018
  • EH101 - English Composition I (Fall Term 2018) 2018
  • EH106 - Intro Freshman Writing I (Fall Term 2018) 2018
  • EH212 - Forms of Literature (Fall Term 2018) 2018
  • EH097L - Intro to Freshman Writing II (Spring Term 2018) 2018
  • EH102 - English Composition II (Spring Term 2018) 2018
  • EH107 - Intro Freshman Writing II (Spring Term 2018) 2018
  • EH096L - Intro to Freshman Writing I (Fall Term 2017) 2017
  • EH101 - English Composition I (Fall Term 2017) 2017
  • EH106 - Intro Freshman Writing I (Fall Term 2017) 2017
  • EH224 - Amer Lit II:1865-Present (Fall Term 2017) 2017
  • HON165 - Interdisc: Communications (Fall Term 2017) 2017
  • HON265 - Interdisc: Communications (Fall Term 2017) 2017
  • EH091 - Intro to College English (Spring Term 2017) 2017
  • EH102 - English Composition II (Spring Term 2017) 2017
  • EH102 - English Composition II (Spring Term 2017) 2017
  • EH091 - Intro to College English (Fall Term 2016) 2016
  • EH101 - English Composition I (Fall Term 2016) 2016
  • EH224 - Amer Lit II:1865-Present (Fall Term 2016) 2016
  • EH101 - English Composition I (Spring Term 2016) 2016
  • EH224 - Amer Lit II:1865-Present (Spring Term 2016) 2016
  • EH091 - Intro to College English (Fall Term 2015) 2015
  • EH091 - Intro to College English (Fall Term 2015) 2015
  • EH102 - English Composition II (Summer Term 2015) 2015
  • EH102 - English Composition II (Spring Term 2015) 2015
  • EH223 - Amer Lit I:Before 1865 (Spring Term 2015) 2015
  • EH091 - Intro to College English (Fall Term 2014) 2014
  • EH091 - Intro to College English (Fall Term 2014) 2014
  • EH102 - English Composition II (Spring Term 2014) 2014
  • EH223 - Amer Lit I:Before 1865 (Spring Term 2014) 2014
  • EH091 - Intro to College English (Fall Term 2013) 2013
  • EH091 - Intro to College English (Fall Term 2013) 2013
  • EH102 - English Composition II (Spring Term 2013) 2013
  • EH223 - Amer Lit I:Before 1865 (Spring Term 2013) 2013
  • EH091 - Intro to College English (Fall Term 2012) 2012
  • EH223 - Amer Lit I:Before 1865 (Fall Term 2012) 2012
  • ELC101 - Academic Writing for NNES I (Fall Term 2012) 2012
  • EH102 - English Composition II (Summer Term 2012) 2012
  • EH102 - English Composition II (Spring Term 2012) 2012
  • EH101 - English Composition I (Fall Term 2011) 2011
  • EH102 - English Composition II (Fall Term 2011) 2011
  • EH224 - Amer Lit II:1865-Pre (Fall Term 2011) 2011
  • EH102 - English Composition II (Summer Term 2011) 2011
  • EH102 - English Composition II (Spring Term 2011) 2011
  • EH102 - English Composition II (Spring Term 2011) 2011
  • EH101 - English Composition I (Fall Term 2010) 2010
  • EH102 - English Composition II (Fall Term 2010) 2010
  • EH223 - American Literature I (Fall Term 2010) 2010
  • EH102 - English Composition II (Summer Term 2010) 2010
  • EH102 - English Composition II (Spring Term 2010) 2010
  • EH101 - English Composition I (Fall Term 2009) 2009
  • EH102 - English Composition II (Fall Term 2009) 2009
  • EH223 - American Literature I (Fall Term 2009) 2009
  • EH102 - English Composition II (Spring Term 2009) 2009
  • EH224 - American Literature II (Spring Term 2009) 2009
  • EH307 - Beg Creative Non-Fict Workshop (Spring Term 2009) 2009
  • EH308 - Beg Creative Non-Fict Workshop (Spring Term 2009) 2009
  • EH102 - English Composition II (Fall Term 2008) 2008
  • EH224 - American Literature II (Fall Term 2008) 2008
  • EH407 - Creative Nonfict Writ Workshp (Fall Term 2008) 2008
  • EH507 - Creative Non-Fict Writ Workshp (Fall Term 2008) 2008
  • EH508 - Creative Non-Fict Writ Workshp (Fall Term 2008) 2008
  • EH102 - English Composition II (Summer Term 2008) 2008
  • EH224 - American Literature II (Summer Term 2008) 2008
  • EH102 - English Composition II (Spring Term 2008) 2008
  • EH102 - English Composition II (Spring Term 2008) 2008
  • EH223 - American Literature I (Spring Term 2008) 2008
  • EH091 - Intro to College English (Fall Term 2007) 2007
  • Full Name

  • Joe Kennedy