Title: Overby Fellow, Associate Professor of Journalism
A 1963 graduate of the University of Mississippi with a degree in journalism, Wilkie worked as a newspaper reporter and editor for nearly 40 years. Most of his career was spent as a national and foreign correspondent for The Boston Globe. Following his retirement, he began teaching at Ole Miss in 2002. He has written for many national magazines and is the author of three books, most recently “The Fall of the House of Zeus” to be published by Random House in October 2010.