Alex Phillips is a Commonwealth Honors College senior lecturer and serves as the interim assistant provost of summer programs for the university.
Since the fall of 2013, Phillips has been a faculty-in-residence in the Creative Expressions learning community. His poetry and translations have appeared in journals such as Poetry, Open city, and jubilat, and in Ted Kooser’s newspaper column American Life in Poetry. His book-length poem, CRASH DOME, is published by Factory Hollow Press. He has been actively engaged in honors curriculum design since 2006 and is on the assessment and evaluation committee of the National Collegiate Honors Council. He is a certified site visitor for NCHC and has performed site visits for the Commonwealth Honors Program of the Massachusetts Board of Higher Education. Phillips welcomes visits from all students, especially those who are interested in the curriculum of Commonwealth Honors College or creative writing.