Curriculum Vitae

Jason Poudrier




May 2022 (Anticipated)    Ph.D. in English Education               University of Oklahoma

May 2017                               Master of Fine Arts: Fiction             Oklahoma City University

May 2010                               Master of Education                         Cameron University

December 2008                    Bachelor of Arts in English              Cameron University

December 2008                    Associate of Science in Business     Cameron University


2018                                       Pat Tillman Scholar                University of Oklahoma

 Writing Awards

2017                           Honorable Mention, Fiction, Proud to Be: Writing by American


2017                           Finalist, New Plains Review Sherman Chaddlesone Flash Fiction                                        Contest

2017                           Semi-finalist, American Short Fiction‘s American Short(er) Fiction

2013                           Eric Hoffer Award: Montaigne Medal, Honorable Mention, Poetry

2013                           Short Listed Eric Hoffer (First Horizon), Poetry

2008                           John G. Morris Poetry Prize

Book Publications

2012                           Red Fields: Poems from Iraq, Mongrel Empire Press

2011                           In the Rubble at Our Feet, Rose Rock Press

Edited Anthologies

2018                           Recollected: Tales of Life and War Volume II , Oklahoma Arts Council (OAC), Mongrel Empire Press

2016                           Recollected: Tales of Life and War, Oklahoma Arts Council (OAC),
Mongrel Empire Press

Scholarly Journal & Anthology Publications

2017                            Proud To Be: Writing by American Warriors Vol. 6, “They Wanted


 2017                            Ain’t Gonna Be Treated This Way, Anthology, Edited by Dorothy Parker, Village Books Press, “How to Handle a Trump Presidency: In his Words” & “Congratulations”

2016                            Stone Renga, Tale Feathers Press, “Drought-stricken”

 2016                            The 580 Mixtapes, Dolly Press, “Red Prairie”

 2014                            Blue Streak, Military Experience and the Arts, “Modern Art”

 2013                            World Literature Today, WLT, “Dream Song Delta 1-39″

 2013                            So it Goes, KVML, “We called him Martha Stewart”

 2012                            Cross Timbers, USAO, “Subjects of Merriment,” & “Iraqis”

 2012                            Proud To Be: Writing by American Warriors, Anthology, Edited by Swartwout, Southeast Missouri State UP, “Sulfur and Moonshine,” & “Picking up the Slack”

2010                            New Mexico Poetry Review, “High Stakes” & “Damned Kids”

 2010                            Connecticut Review, “Dear Mr. Sandman,” & Mind at War – Charcoal Artwork


Conferences and Presentations

07 November 2018  Howlers & Yawpers Creativity Symposium: Guest Speaker; Seminole,                    OK

27 September 2018  Mark Allen Everett Poetry Series: Featured Reader; Norman, OK

20 September 2018  War, Literature, and the Arts Conference: Oklahoma Arts and the Military Initiative; Colorado Springs, CO

29 April 2018            Full Circle Books: Open Mic/Featured Reader
new selected poems; Oklahoma City, OK

Conferences and Presentations (Continued)

05 April 2018            Scissortail Creative Writing Festival: Fiction,
“Pvt Pau” & “We all had our Wives;” ADA, OK

11 January 2018       The Depot: Featured Reader,
New selected Fiction & Poetry; Norman, OK

09 December 2017   Proud to Be: Writing by American Warriors,
Vol. 6: Book Reading; St. Louis, MO

03 October 2017       Oklahoma Arts Conference: Engaging Veterans and the Military           Community in Creative Self-Expression; Enid, OK

08 August 2017         Kennedy Center’s Leadership Exchange in Arts and Disability (LEAD®):
Serving Those Who Served: Engaging Veterans in Arts Programming; Austin, TX

20 July 2017              Ralph Ellison Foundation: Emotional Transference: Making your Reader Feel; Oklahoma City, OK

17 July 2017              Ain’t Gonna Be Treated This Way: Woody Guthrie Poets Reading;
Oklahoma City, OK

07 May 2017             American Alliance of Museums (AAM) 2017 Annual Meeting & Museum Expo: Serving Those Who Served: Engaging Veterans in the Museum;
St. Louis, MO

29 April 2017            Peaces of Resistance: Poetry Reading; Oklahoma City, OK

22 March 2017          Oklahoma Arts Council Leadership Arts Lawton Community Panel: Local Arts Planning and Education; Lawton, OK

24 October 2016       Oklahoma Arts Council: Oklahoma Arts and Military Summit, Stillwater, OK

11 November 2016  Discovery School of Tulsa: Veteran’s Day Keynote Speaker: “Discipline and the Mind;” Tulsa, OK

05 August 2016         Kennedy Center’s Leadership Exchange in Arts and Disability (LEAD®): Engaging Veterans through Creative Expression; Pittsburgh, PA

31 March 2016          Scissortail Creative Writing Festival: Fiction, “What about Fitch?” Ada, OK

03 March 2016          Military Connected Students Conference: Arts & Military Veteran Students; Norman, OK

Conferences and Presentations (Continued)

21 Oct 2015               Oklahoma Arts Council Fall 2015 Conference: Panel Discussion Member: Oklahoma Arts and the Military; Tulsa, OK

16 May 2015             Military Experience & the Arts Symposium (MEA2): Panel Discussion Leader: Let’s Work on This Together: Overcoming the barriers between military veterans and mental healthcare workers, Lawton, OK

23-24 April 2015      Howlers and Yawpers Creativity Symposium: Fiction Selection from GOAT; Seminole, OK

2-4 April 2015           Scissortail Creative Writing Festival: Fiction Selection from GOAT; Ada, OK

June 2014                  Mid-America Arts Alliance’s “Citizen-Soldier-Artist” exhibit, featured “Welcome Home;” Kansas City, MO

3-5 April 2014           Scissortail Creative Writing Festival: New Selected Poems; Ada, OK

09 Nov 2013              Kurt Vonnegut Memorial Library: Healing Through the Humanities, Panel Member: Vonnegut’s Impact on Veteran’s Writing, Healing Through Poetry, and New Poems; Indianapolis, IN

26 July 2013              IAO Gallery, Combat Paper Project/24 Works on Paper Formal Reception, Featured Reader; Oklahoma City, OK

20 June 2013             Benedict Street Marketplace: Open Mic/Featured reader, Red Fields and New Selected Poems; Shawnee, OK

4-7 April 2013           Scissortail Creative Writing Festival: New Selected Poems; Ada, OK

12 Nov 2012              Oklahoma Baptist University: Visiting Writing Series; Shawnee, OK

12 Nov 2012              Newcastle High School: Veterans Day Assembly Featured Presenter; Newcastle, OK

11 Nov 2012              Kurt Vonnegut Memorial Library: Healing Through the Humanities, Panel Member: Vonnegut’s Impact on Veteran’s Writing, Healing Through Poetry, and New Poems, Indianapolis; IN

26 Aug 2012              Full Circle Books: Open Mic/Featured Reader; Oklahoma City, OK

27 July 2012              Acoustic Rock Coffee House: Veterans Community Showcase, Featured Reader; Lawton, OK

5-7 July 2012             Eastern Kentucky University Veterans and Arts Symposium: War/Trauma Poetry Workshop; Richmond, KY

5 July 2012                Babylon Gyros: Open Mic/Feature, (near EKU); Richmond, KY

01 July 2012              Beans & Leaves: 2:00pm-3:00pm, Open Mic/Feature; Oklahoma City, OK

20 April 2012            Cameron University: Cameron Exchange, Red Fields “Official Release;” Lawton, OK

5-7 April 2012           Scissortail Creative Writing Festival: Oklahoma, Red Fields; Ada, OK

 Courses Taught

2013-Present                         Cameron University

PRWR 3003                     Techniques of Fiction

EDUC 3673                      Media & Technology in Education

EDUC 3003                      Introduction to Education

ENGL 1213                      English Composition II

UNIV 2001                       Strategies for Academic Success

UNIV 1001                       Introduction to University Life

UNIV 1113                       Study Strategies for College Success

ENGL 0113                      Developmental Composition

2010-2013                             Lawton High School

9th Grade                         Pre-AP English (Pre-AP Literature & Writing)

11th Grade                       English (American Literature & Writing)

12th Grade                       English (British Literature & Writing)

Teaching Experience

2013-Current                        Cameron University                          Instructor
2010-2013                             Lawton High School                          English Teacher
2009-2010                             Sylvan Learning Center                    Lead Teacher
2009                                       Cameron University                          Adjunct Instructor


2017                            Dr. Clodus R. Smith and Mrs. Pauline (Chaat) Smith Endowed Lectureship in American Indian Studies, Cameron University: 1491s Performance and Panel Discussion

2015                            Oklahoma Arts Council Community Grant (small): Military Experience and & the Arts Symposium: I Was There Films: Benjamin Patton, Presentation and Workshop


2009-Present                         Oklahoma State Teaching Certificate: English

 Independent Educational Courses

2015                                       OAC Leadership Arts                        Oklahoma Arts Council, OK
2015                                       CU Grant Writing Institute               Cameron University, OK
2014                                       Peer Mentor Training                       Wounded Warrior Project, TX

 Military Experience

2001-2005                             U.S. Army                                            13M (MLRS Crewmember)

 Military Educational Courses

2004                                       Commanders Total Fitness Course             Fort Sill, OK
2004                                       Unit Armorer                                                 Fort Sill, OK
2003                                       Prof. Leadership Dev. Course (PLDC)        Fort Sill, OK
2003                                       NBC Officer School                                        Fort Sill, OK
2002                                       Combat Life Saver                                         Fort Sill, OK
Committee and University Service Work

2017-2018                             Cameron Academic Festival X: American Identities in the 21st Century, Planning Committee

2017-2018                               Academic Festival Subcommittee: Immigration, Migration, and Emigration

2017-2018                               Academic Festival Featured Speaker Committee: Immigration, Migration, and Emigration

2017-2018                               Academic Festival Topic Selection Committee

Committee and University Service Work (Continued)

2016-2018                               Faculty Senate: Office of Teaching and Learning

2016-2018                               Department of Education Assessment Advisory Committee Secretary: Future Planning Subcommittee

2017-2018                               Plus Student, Freshman Faculty Advisor

2015-2016                               CKI Faculty Sponsor

2013-current                           Student Veterans of America Faculty Sponsor

2013-current                           Office of Teaching and Learning Lead Assessment Coordinator

 Civic Engagements

2015-Present                         Oklahoma Arts Council Veterans Initiative Pilot Program Creative Writing Director and Instructor

2014-Present                         Military Experience & the Arts Director of Events

2015-2016                             Academic Institutions for Military Students AAMP Team Member/Researcher

 Current Research Interests

Military Veterans Arts and Literature; Native American Studies; Immigration, Migration, and Emigration in the United States; Socioeconomic Disenfranchisement; Creative Writing and Resilience