Allen Mendenhall, who graduated from Furman in 2005 with a degree in English, is associate dean at Faulkner University Thomas Goode Jones School of Law and executive director of the Blackstone & Burke Center for Law & Liberty, both of which are in Montgomery, Alabama. He is the author of several books, including “Writers on Writing: Conversations with Allen Mendenhall,” which was published in 2018. Mendenhall is also editor of the Southern Literary Review, which conducted a recent interview with him.
After graduating from Furman, Mendenhall earned a M.A. in English from West Virginia University, a J.D. from West Virginia University College of Law, a LL.M. in transnational law from Temple University, and a Ph.D. in English from Auburn University.