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Homer M.(Mickey) Gentry

Professor Gentry has taught college-level courses in English literature and composition, technical writing, distance learning, beginning writing skills, business English, mass communications and advertising. In his professional experience, he has written a variety of publications, including brochures, technical articles, news releases, speeches and annual reports. After a career in advertising and public relations and part-time stints as a college instructor, Gentry joined College of the Mainland’s Humanities Department as a full-time English instructor.

Gentry holds a Master of Arts in English from the University of Houston and Bachelor of Arts degrees in math and English from Texas A&M – Commerce.

Teaching Philosophy: All students deserve a chance to reach their full academic potential. Instructors must help students find ways to best express ideas and communicate to a wide audience, both within college and beyond.


M.A. in English, University of Houston

B.A. Math and English (double major) Texas A&M Commerce

Graduate Studies – University of Texas, Austin

COM Courses 

  • English Composition I – English 1301
  • English Composition II – English 1302
  • World Literature I – English 2332
  • American Literature I – English 2327

Teaching Experience

College of the Mainland, Sept. 2005 – Present

Associate Professor-English

Sept. 1996-2005 San Jacinto College

Adjunct Professor - English Lee College

Business Experience

Advertising and public relations – Corporations and Agencies in Houston

Tech Writing and Editing - NASA Contractors, Johnson Space Center