- M.F.A., Chapman University
- M.P.W., University of Southern California
- M.A., University of California, Riverside
- B.A., Biola University
Professor of English
Paul Buchanan holds degrees in psychology, philosophy and creative writing. He specializes in writing fiction and has published more than twenty books, including Valley of Shadows, 2021; City of Fallen Angels, 2020; Tricks Every Boy Can Do, 2016; The Campus Survival Guide (co-edited with Paula Miller), 2012; Campus Voices (co-edited with Paula Miller), 2009; Student to Student: A Guide to College Life, 2008; The Last Place I Want to Be: A Novel, 2008; and Snapshots, 2007. He co-created both The Misadventures of Willie Plummet and the Heebie Jeebies series of middle-grade children’s books, and wrote fifteen of those titles. Paul’s work has appeared in a number of literary journals and magazines, including Writer’s Digest, Los Angeles Magazine, Orange Coast, History Magazine, Story Quarterly, Marlboro Review and Cicada.