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Odom graduated from Byng High School, Byng, Oklahoma, in May 1976, and later graduated with a bachelors degree in English from East Central University, Ada, Oklahoma. He teaches undergraduate courses at the Gaylord College of Journalism and Mass Communication in the Professional Writing program at the University of Oklahoma.