Mike Shier

Mike Shier, Ph.D.


Mike Shier is the Journals Manager for the College of Arts and Humanities at UCF and a Research Specialist in its Center for Humanities and Digital Research. He holds a Ph.D. in English Studies from Illinois State University and an MFA in Creative Writing from Florida Atlantic University. He is also the Creative Nonfiction editor of The Florida Review


  • Ph.D. in English from Illinois State University (2017)
  • M.F.A. in Creative Writing from Florida Atlantic University (2012)
  • B.A. in English Studies from University of Central Florida (2009)

Research Interests

Editing and Publishing, Creative Writing, Creative Nonfiction, Lyric Essay, Pedagogy, Digital Humanities, Rhetoric and Composition

Updated: Oct 5, 2023