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Henry Yukevich, PhD

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Henry Yukevich came to TJ in 2018, and teaches 6th grade and 12th grade English, as well as Middle and Upper School creative writing.  He graduated with a Ph.D. in English literature from Indiana University of Pennsylvania in 2018. His dissertation explores 18th century poetry and writing that deals with natural disaster and apocalypse.  He also holds a Master’s degree in English literature from the University of Dayton and a Bachelor’s degree in English and Philosophy from Grove City College.  Dr. Yukevich moved to Joplin from Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania in 2018, and has more than five years of experience teaching English composition at the college level.  He is especially excited for the chance to teach, read, write, and discuss poetry with the students here at TJ.