Doctor of Arts in Humanities (English Literature Concentration) from Clark Atlanta University, Atlanta, Georgia .
Master of Arts in English from Clark Atlanta University, Atlanta, Georgia.
Bachelor of Arts in Journalism (Broadcast) from Langston University, Langston, Oklahoma.
Monica Lee Weatherly is a poet, writer and Associate Professor of English at Georgia State University’s, Perimeter College. Born in Kansas City, Missouri, Weatherly is a graduate of Langston University, where she earned a Bachelor’s degree in Broadcast Journalism. She later attended Clark Atlanta University where she earned a Masters in English and a Doctor of Arts in Humanities with a concentration in English. She has previously published articles in popular magazines and has had poetry published or forthcoming in Tulane Review, Plainsongs Magazine, Nzuri, and Auburn Avenue, a biannual publication showcasing the intellectual and creative voices of people of color.
- Recognitions and Awards
2013 Perimeter College Trio Program Excellence in Teaching Award
2006 Langston University National Alumni Hall of Fame Award
2004 Recipient of the National Institute for Staff and Organizational Development (NISOD) Excellence in Teaching Award
- Committees and Organizations
Humanities 1000 Curriculum Committee Chair
Regents Advisory Committee for the Humanities
National Council for Teachers of English (NCTE)
Tulane Review: “Suicide By Motherhood” Fall 2019
Auburn Avenue: “Black Boys Are Jazz” Autumn/Winter 2017
Plainsongs Magazine: “Why Are All Of The White Babies At The Deep End Of The Swimming Pool” Winter 2020