Dr. Jon Tuttle

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Dr. Jon Tuttle

Emeritus Faculty of English
2013-2014 Distinguished Faculty
Years at Francis Marion University: 1990-2024


Dr. Jon Tuttle a 2013-2014 Distinguished Faculty, served as the Director of FMU’s Honors Program, and was a Board of Trustee’s Research Scholar. Jon is a specialist in Modern and American Drama, Playwriting and the literature of the Vietnam War. His own plays, which include The Hammerstone, Drift, Holy Ghost, The Sweet Abyss, The Palace of the Moorish Kings, and Boy About Ten, have been produced at Trustus Theatre (where he is Playwright-in-Residence) and at theaters across the country. His plays have been published individually, and in the collections: The Trustus Plays and Two South Carolina Plays. Jon retired May 2024 after 34 years of distinguished service to Francis Marion.


PhD, University of New Mexico, 1989
MA, University of New Mexico, 1984
BS, University of Utah, 1982