May 30, 2024  
2022-2023 Graduate Bulletin 
    
2022-2023 Graduate Bulletin [ARCHIVED BULLETIN]

Department of English and Creative Writing


For more information about degree offerings by the faculty of English, visit the Department of English and Creative Writing webpage.

Graduate Academic Programs

The graduate faculty of English offers courses leading to the Master of Arts (M.A.)  and Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.)  degrees in English language and literature.

Program Learning Outcomes

Master of Arts. Students who complete the master’s program in English language and literature will be able to:

  • create independent work that analyzes, evaluates, and synthesizes aspects of Anglophone literature.
  • understand, analyze, and evaluate diverse areas of Anglophone literature.
  • understand, analyze, and evaluate theories on human, gender, and cultural diversity as they apply to cultural materials.
  • write and present effectively about issues in the field.

Doctor of Philosophy. Students who complete the doctoral program in English language and literature will be able to:

  • create original and sustained scholarly work in the field.
  • demonstrate expertise in two sub-disciplines through evaluation, analysis, and synthesis of works in the field.
  • analyze and synthesize theories on human, gender, and cultural diversity and apply them to cultural materials to create original and creative work in the field.
  • write and present effectively to professional audiences about issues in the field.

Faculty

Chair
Laura M. Stevens

Professors
Jennifer Airey
Dennis Denisoff
Lars Engle
Robert A. Jackson
Holly A. Laird
Sean Latham
Laura Stevens

Associate Professors
Jeffrey Drouin
Grant Jenkins

Assistant Professor
Don James McLaughlin

Applied Associate Professor
Sara Beam

Applied Assistant Professor
Mark Rideout

Graduate Program Advisor
Dennis Denisoff

Programs

    Master’sDoctoral

    Courses

      English & Creative Writing