Dr. Allen Hibbard

Professor | Director, Middle East Center

Dr. Allen Hibbard
Room 234, Peck Hall (PH)
MTSU Box 70, Murfreesboro, TN 37132

Degree Information

  • PHD, University of Washington (1989)
  • MA, University of Washington (1982)
  • BA, American University (1978)


Dr. Hibbard teaches courses in Modern American literature, criticism, backgrounds of modern literature, the modern novel, postmodernism, and Middle-Eastern literature and culture. He is the author of a book on Paul Bowles' short fiction and is completing a biography of Alfred Chester. From 1992 to 1994, he was a Fulbright Lecturer at the University of Damascus, Syria.


  • Hibbard, Al len. Paul Bowles: A Study of the Short Fiction. Boston: Macmillan, 1993.
  • ___. Al Abur ila Al- 'Abbassiya (A collection of 12 stories translated into Arabic by Osama Isber). Damascus: Dar al Mustaqbal, 1994 .
  • ___. Paul Bowles, Magic & Morocco. Santa Barbara, CA: Cadmus Editions, 2004.
  • ___, ed. Conversations with William S. Burroughs .Jackson, MS: University Press of Mississippi, 2000.