englishStudents who major in English develop a flexible skill set emphasizing critical thinking and communications skills that prepares them for the continuously evolving 21st century workforce.

The English major is also an avenue for personal enrichment and ethical citizenship. The study of literature puts students into dialogue with influential thinkers of the past and present on questions great and small. Literature provides a window into humanity, allowing students insight into themselves and society. Likewise the emphasis on writing skills within the English major ensures that students are prepared to share their insights with others and to participate in the debates shaping their world.


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Kavita Hatwalkar, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of English

Travis W. Johnson, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of English

John C. Porter, Ph.D.
Associate Professor of English

Jeremy Reed, Ph.D.
Associate Professor of English

Maryann Rustemeyer
Associate Professor of English and Mathematics
Director of The Learning and Teaching Center

Annette Van, Ph.D.
Associate Professor of English