Thomas Lyon


Full-Time Faculty


Email: Thomas Lyon
Phone: 937-229-3423



Tom teaches courses in the Composition Program including first- and second-year Writing Seminars for both native-English speaking students as well as second-language learners. As a member of Line by Line, the Writing Program's publication for student writing, Tom enjoys using the publication as a real audience for his classes by encouraging students to submit their well-written essays for publication.


  • M.Ed. in Curriculum & Instruction - TESOL, University of Missouri, 2010
  • B.A. in Psychology, Seattle University, 2003

Research Interests

  • Composition theory and pedagogy
  • Writing feedback studies
  • Alternatives approaches to direct instruction