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Recent graduates have attained tenure-track positions at institutions such as Connecticut College, San Francisco State University, Rider University, Bentley University and the University of Toledo.  

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Andrew Albin (PhD 2011)

Assistant Professor, Fordham University
Senior Fellow, Yale Institute of Sacred Music, 2015-16
American Council of Learned Societies (ACLS), 2015-16


Jodie Austin (PhD 2014)

Assistant Professor at Menlo College, 2014


Morgan Blair (MA 2015)

Fulbright English Teaching Assistantship to Turkey for 2015-16
Teach for America Corps Member, Mississippi, 2016-18


Brian Chalk (PhD 2010)

Associate Professor, Manhattan College
Monuments and Literary Posterity in Early Modern Drama, Cambridge U Press, (2015)


Bridget Chalk (PhD 2010)

Associate Professor, Manhattan College
Modernism and Mobility, Palgrave Macmillan (2014)


Ivana Cikes (PhD 2011)

Instructor at Douglas College, 2014


Danielle Coriale (PhD 2009)

Assistant Professor at the University of South Carolina, 2013


Sari Edelstein (PhD 2009)

Associate Professor, UMASS Boston
Between the Novel and the News, University of Virginia Press (2014)


Emily Fine (PhD 2016)

Instructor, University of Alabama (2017)


David Greven (PhD 2002)

Professor, University of South Carolina
Intimate Violence: Hitchcock, Sex, and Queer Theory, Oxford University Press (2017)
Ghost Faces: Hollywood and Post-Millennial Masculinity, SUNY Press (2017)
Gender Protest and Same-Sex Desire in Antebellum American Literature, Ashgate (2014)
Psycho-Sexual: Male Desire in Hitchcock, De Palma, Scorsese, and Friedkin,
University of Texas Press (2013)


Njelle Hamilton (PhD 2006)

Assistant Professor, University of Virginia, 2014


Michaela Henry (PhD 2017)

Assistant Professor, Flame Universit, India, 2017


Holly Jackson (PhD 2008)

Assistant Professor, UMASS Boston
American Blood: The End of the Family in American Literature, 1850-1900, Oxford University Press (2013)


Xue-Fei (Ha) Jin (PhD 1993)

Professor, Boston University
A Map of Betrayal, Pantheon (2015)


Rachel Kapelle (PhD 2009)

Visiting Assistant Professor, Williamette College, 2014


Karen Kilcup (PhD 1986)

Professor, University of North Carolina at Greensboro
Fallen Forests: Emotion, Embodiment and Ethics in American Women's Environmental Writing, 1781-1924, U of Georgia Press (2014)


Carlos Martinez (PhD 2012)

Assistant Professor, Newbury College, 2015


Andrew Mattison (PhD 2005)

Professor, University of Toledo
The Unimagined in the English Renaissance,
Fairleigh Dickinson (2013)


Daniel Morris (PhD 1992)

Professor, Purdue University
Lyric Encounters: Essays on American Poetry from Lazarus and Frost to Ortiz Cofer and Alexie, Bloomsbury Press (2013)


Andrea Most (PhD 2001)

Professor, University of Toronto
Theatrical Liberalism, New York University Press (2013)


Cory Nelson (PhD 2013)

Lecturer in Writing, University of Southern California, 2014


Rebecca Olson (PhD 2008)

Associate Professor, Oregon State University
Arras Hanging: The Textile That Determined Early Modern Literature and Drama, University of Delaware (2013)


Theresa Rebeck (PhD 1989)

Author and Screenwriter
I'm Glad About You, Putnam (2016)


Benjamin Schreier (PhD 2003)

Associate Professor, Pennsylvania State University
The Year's Work in Nerds, Wonks, and Neocons, co-editor with J Eburne, Indiana Press (2017)
The Impossible Jew: Identity and the Reconstruction of Jewish American Literary HistoryNew York University Press (2014)


Louis Schwartz (PhD 1990)

Professor, University of Richmond
With Wandering Steps: Generative Ambiguity in Milton’s Poetics, Duquesne University Press (2016). Edited in collaboration with Mary Fenton, Western Carolina University

The Cambridge Companion to Paradise Lost, Cambridge University Press (2014)


Stephanie Shirilan (PhD 2009)

Associate Professor of English, Syracure University
Robert Burton and the Transformative Powers of Melancholy, Ashgate (2015)


Nicolas Van Kley (PhD 2013)

Research Asst. Professor and Director of Student Writing Support Services in the Institute for Writing and Rhetoric at Dartmouth, 2015


Daniel Worden (PhD 2006)

Visiting Assistant Professor, Rochester Institute of Technology
The Comics of Joe Sacco, editor, U Press of Mississippi (2016)


Aaron Worth (PhD 2004)

Associate Professor, Boston University
The Great God Pan and Other Horror Stories--Arthur Machen, editor, Oxford University Press (2017)
Imperial Media, Ohio State University Press (2014)