Dr. Craig Clifford's involvement with the Honors Programs at Tarleton is a return to his educational roots. He was admitted to Plan II, the Liberal Arts Honors Program, at the University of Texas at Austin in the fall of 1969, and he graduated in that program cum Laude and Phi Beta Kappa in 1974. He received his doctorate in philosophy from the State University of New York at Buffalo in 1981.He is the author of several books and more than 150 guest columns, essays, and reviews in magazines, literary quarterlies, and newspapers.A professor of philosophy, Dr. Clifford has taught at Tarleton since 1983. From 1985 to 1995 he held the position of University Scholar, and from 1988 to 1992 he was also the men's and women's varsity tennis coach. He has directed the Honors Degree Program since 1991 and the Presidential Honors Program since 1996.
Books and Book Chapters by Craig Clifford
In the Deep Heart's Core: Reflections on Life, Letters, and Texas. Texas A&M University Press, 1985.Range Wars: Heated Debates, Sober Reflections, and Other Assessments of Texas Writing. Co-edited with William T. Pilkington. Southern Methodist University Press, 1989.The Tenure of Phil Wisdom: Dialogues. University Press of America, 1995.Coaching for Character: Reclaiming the Principles of Sportsmanship. Co-authored with Randolph Feezell. Human Kinetics, 1997.Chapter on John Graves for Updating the Literary West: A Supplement to "A Literary History of the American West" (Texas Christian University Press, 1997).
Contact Dr. Craig Clifford at email@example.com.
For more information visit his personal website at http://www.tarleton.edu/~cclifford/