Robert Flinn holds the academic rank of Distinguished Professor of Creative Writing and is currently the Director of English Instruction as well as the Director of the Writing Center. In addition to his administrative duties, he teaches first-year English courses, occasional International Relations courses, as well as numerous courses in the MBA program. He received his MFA in Creative Writing from Wichita State University, Wichita, Kansas USA, under the direction of international award-winning poet Albert Goldbarth. He also studied with prize-winning poets, Campbell McGrath and Carol Frost. Professor Flinn has published numerous creative and research works in both literary and academic journals. He has been with the university since August 2012.