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David Hatch

Title: Associate Professor
Department: English
USC Salkehatchie
Phone: 843-782-8653 or 803-812-7486
David Hatch

David Hatch


David A. Hatch is an Associate Professor of English and Division Chair of Arts and Languages at the University of South Carolina, Salkehatchie where he has taught since 2010.  Before coming to South Carolina, he received his B.A. (1994) in Humanities/Classics from Brigham Young University, and his M.A. (1996) and Ph.D. (2004) degrees in Humanities from Florida State University.  He specializes in Interdisciplinary Modernism, Samuel Beckett’s critical dialogues and short fiction, Little Magazines including transition and Trinity College Miscellany, Utopia/Dystopia boundaries and young adult dystopia novels, and film adaptation: Joyce’s Ulysses, Hugo’s The Hunchback of Notre Dame, and Matheson’s I am Legend.  He is a working actor, playwright, and fight choreographer in the Charleston area, appearing recently as Gomez Addams in The Addams Family at Footlight Players.  He and his wife Melissa have three daughters: Malary, Jenna, and Riley.


B. A. Humanities - Classics (Brigham Young University)
B. A. Humanities (Florida State University)
Ph.D. Humanities (Florida State University)

Research & Teaching Interests

Interdisciplinary Modernism
Samuel Beckett 
Little Magazines
Film Adaptation

Curriculum Vitae