- Dean, College of Letters, Arts, and Social Sciences
- Department: Dean - Letters, Arts & Soc Sciences
- Office: Roark 103
- Email: email@example.com
- Phone: 859-622-2222
- Mailing Address: Roark 103
Mercy Cannon earned her Ph.D. in English with a specialization in eighteenth- and nineteenth-century British literature from the University of Tennessee, Knoxville in 2005. She started her career at Stephen F. Austin University in Texas as the writing center director before becoming an assistant professor of English at Austin Peay State University. There she served for six years as the Associate Dean of the College of Arts and Letters and for three years as the department chair for Languages and Literature. Mercy moved from Clarksville, Tennessee with her husband of 21 years, Paul Stansel, and their two children: Cannon (age 11) and Amelia (age 8).