Dr. DJ Dycus

DJ Dycus
  • Title: Professor of English and Humanities
  • Department: Humanities
  • Phone: 706-385-1092
  • Email: dj.dycus@point.edu


  • B.A.—Milligan College
  • M.A.—East Tennessee State University
  • Ph.D.—Georgia State University

Courses Taught

HUM 101, Introduction to Humanities, HUM 311, Humanities: Greece and Rome, HUM 315, Humanities: Medieval and Renaissance, HUM 321, Humanities: Baroque and Romanticism, HUM 325, Humanities: Modern World, ENG 101, Critical Reading & Writing 1

Where are you from?

Knoxville, Tennessee

What brought you to Point University?

An offer of my first full-time job

What are some of your hobbies?

Movies, reading, hiking, mountain biking, kayaking, photography, sweet tea

What advice would you give to new students?

Success = 10% IQ + 90% hard work. Doing well in college is a decision you make to apply yourself. You have to be intentional to make it happen.

What are your research interests?

American literature, graphic novels, comics

Are there any interesting facts about yourself that you would like to share with new or current Point students?

My first year of college I planned on being a helicopter pilot at LeTourneau University. I have lived in San Antonio, TX and Seattle, WA. Over spring break a few years ago some friends and I made a 400-foot ascent of Table Rock in North Carolina.

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