Phil Wedge generally teaches courses in British Literature, Sport Literature, Freshman Honors, and, occasionally, Creative Writing. His research interests are primarily in 19th Century British Literature (Jane Austen, Thomas Hardy) and in Sport Literature. He received a John H. Daniels Research Fellowship from the National Sporting Library and Museum in 2013. His publications include a poetry chapbook, Slowly Along the Riverbeds (Coal City 1999); essays on sport literature, most recently, "'Saving the best of the coveys': Sport in the Novels of Jane Austen" (Aethlon: the Journal of Sport Literature); and poetry and reviews in American Scholar, Aethlon: the Journal of Sport Literature, Stone Country, Kansas Quarterly, Amelia, Wind, and High Plains Literary Review, among others. He is also an Associate Director of English Department publications and Poetry Editor of Cottonwood Magazine and Press.