Eric Meckley

Eric Meckley, a husband and father of three, is completing his PhD in American Literature at UNC-Chapel Hill and writing a dissertation on American Civil War veterans who wrote fiction and poetry about their wartime experiences. Before enrolling at Carolina, Eric completed a Master of Divinity degree at Duke University. He also has a BA from the University of Chicago, where an interdisciplinary humanities major allowed him to study a wide range of subjects including American and Latin American literature, classical philosophy, Enlightenment thought, Reformation history, and Russian history and literature. An enthusiast of the arts and athletics, Eric is excited to join the EWS students and staff in their holistic approach to education.