Courses in the English Department focus on the study of English, American and global Anglophone Literatures; on literary and critical theory; and on the practice of analytic, scholarly, and creative writing.

The department offers a major in English and minors in both English and Creative Writing.

Faculty: Professor Chris Leise has published a new book: The Story upon the Hill: The Puritan Myth in Contemporary American Fiction.

The Story Upon the Hill

English major Esther Ra traveled to Scotland to research the manuscripts of James Hogg, along with Professor Sharon Alker.

Esther Ra

TRAJECTORIES: Alumna Kim Hooyboer '08 Named Third Place Books Manager

Kim Hooyboer

TRAJECTORIES: Alumna Sophie Lucido Johnson's book, Many Love, will be published next year.

Sophie Lucido Johnson

TRAJECTORIES: Alumnus Alexander Maksik ('95) has won a 2017 Guggenhem award.

Alexander Maksik

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