Selected Graduate Student Placements

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Recent Graduate Student Placement: Tenure-track and Postdoctoral Positions




Maha Jafri (Ph.D. 2015)
Assistant Professor
Field: 19th-century British literature; Novel and narrative

Sewanee: The University of the South


Wendy Roberts (Ph.D. 2012)
Assistant Professor
Field: Early American literature; 18th-century Evangelicalism

SUNY Albany

Carissa Harris
(Ph.D. 2012)
Assistant Professor
Field: Medieval and early modern England and Scotland

Temple University


Jeff Knight
(Ph.D. 2009)
Associate Professor
Field: Early modern literature; history of the book and reading

University of Washington, Seattle


Peter Jaros
(Ph.D. 2009)
Assistant Professor
Field: Early/Antebellum American literature, Transatlantic Eighteenth-century literature and culture

Franklin & Marshall College


Sarah Mesle
(Ph.D. 2009)
Postdoctoral Fellow
Field: American and African American Literature

Michigan Society of Fellows

William Huntting Howell
Associate Professor
(Ph.D. 2005)
Field: American literature and culture to 1900

Boston College


Gayle Rogers
(Ph.D. 2008)
Associate Professor
Field: Global modernisms, translation theory

University of Pittsburgh

Joanne Diaz
(Ph.D. 2008)
Associate Professor
Field: Early modern poetry and drama, Twentieth-century poetry

Illinois Wesleyan University


Jenny Mann
(Ph.D. 2006)
Associate Professor
Field: 16th- and 17th-century English literature and culture, history of rhetoric and of science

Cornell University


Coleman Hutchison
(Ph.D. 2006)
Associate Professor
Field: the American Civil War, U.S. literature and culture to 1900

University of Texas, Austin