English and English Pre-Law

Distinguished Honors Fellows

John Barker III (2008) English Pre-Law major; attending University of Kansas Law School.

Lauren Bruner Barker (2005) English major; employed by Kansas and Texas private and public schools as writing teacher; published many poems in juried journals; M.A. from University of Missouri at Kansas City with a teaching assistantship.

Hannah Bingham (2014) English major; received assistantship to Iowa State University Teaching English as a Second Language graduate program.

Chas Carter (2015) English Pre-Law major; attends SMU Dedman School of Law with scholarship; accepted to multiple law schools with scholarships.

Cady Haas Jackson (2012) English; teacher at Valley Center High School in Wichita, Kansas; University of Oklahoma, Literary and Cultural Studies, MA 2015; Visiting Professor for OC in 2014-15; Resident Director of OC’s Davission Honors House; 2014-15 Associate Director of OC’s Honors Program and Honors Summer Academy.

Hannah Ketring, (2014) English major; selected for the prestigious “Teach For America” 2014-15 program.

Travis Montgomery (2002) English major; professor at OC, Language Literature Department; completing Ph.D. at University of Mississippi and has appeared in several national scholarly programs.

Wil Norton (2011) English major; 2015 English Teacher at BASIS, a nationally ranked high school, in Washington D.C.; MA from Georgetown University; Teach for America program 2011-13.

Aaron Pogue (2002) English-Writing major; President at Draft2Digital; technical writer at Masked Fox Productions; and author of the best –selling fantasy novels, Taming Fire and the Dragonswarm.

Rebekah Chisholm Taylor (2004) English major; 2009 associate attorney for a private law firm in Norman, Oklahoma; 2007-2008 Assistant District Attorney for Cleveland County, Oklahoma; attended University of Oklahoma Law School. 

Bailey Thomas (2011) English major; works at Penguin Random House publishing in New York City. 

Abigail Townsend (2010) English major; Assistant Attorney General with the Texas Attorney General’s Office; University of Oklahoma Law School.