Ph.D. in EnglishThe doctoral program in English develops fluency in the critical discourses of the profession and prepares graduates to teach English professionally on the post-secondary level, or to enter any number of alternative careers.
The teaching portfolios our G.T.A.s assemble are exceptionally diverse. In addition to Composition, Ph.D. students are regularly assigned to undergraduate courses including American Literature 1 & 2, British Literature 1 & 2, Shakespeare, Poetry & Drama, Short Story & Novel, Literature of Love & Sex, Literature of Science & Nature, Literature of Minds & Selves, Science Fiction & Fantasy, Introduction to Popular Culture, Business & Professional Writing, and Technical Writing. All instructors, regardless of rank, are entrusted with the design and administration of their own courses.
|Renaissance & Early Modern||19th Century American|
|17th Century||20th Century American|
|Restoration and 18th Century||Contemporary American|
|Modern British||Digital Humanities|
|Global Anglophone||The Novel|