Dr. Wolverton obtained his B.A. from Hanover College, M.A. from the University of Michigan and Ph.D. in Classics and Ancient History from the University of North Carolina. He is the author of three books, the most recent of which is In Other Words: A Lexicon of Sports for Winners and Losers…and More and has many published articles on the Classics, religion and academic administration. Dr. Wolverton has held teaching and administrative positions at the University of Georgia, Florida State University and University of Illinois, just to name a few. In 2008, Dr. Wolverton was inducted into Starkville’s Education Hall of Fame and is the recipient of other numerous honors and awards in recognition of his dedication to academia.