Steve Almquist moved to Mobile, Alabama, in 2008 in order to join the Spring Hill College faculty. He is currently an Associate Professor of English, the Chair of the Division of Languages and Literature, and the Faculty Athletics Representative. Born and raised just outside of Minneapolis, Minnesota, Steve attended St. Mary’s University of Minnesota. Following graduation, he spent three years as a LaSallian Volunteer, teaching secondary school in St. Vincent and the Grenadines and, later, in Kenya. Upon returning home, Steve earned an M.A. from the University of North Dakota and both an M.A. and a Ph.D. from the University of Iowa.