Southwestern’s innovative English department is passionate about inspiring creativity, diversity and independent, critical thinking. Through decades of shared experiences, our inventive faculty combines traditional and contemporary literary works with a comprehensive writing curriculum designed to empower our students - helping them to become effective communicators throughout their academic and professional lives.

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Programs

English (B.A.) Program

Southwestern’s innovative English department is passionate about inspiring creativity, diversity and independent, critical thinking. Through decades of shared experiences, our inventive faculty combines traditional and contemporary literary works with a comprehensive writing curriculum designed to empower our students - helping them to become effective communicators throughout their academic and professional lives.

English (B.A.), emphasis in writing Program

Southwestern’s innovative English department is passionate about inspiring creativity, diversity and independent, critical thinking. Through decades of shared experiences, our inventive faculty combines traditional and contemporary literary works with a comprehensive writing curriculum designed to empower our students - helping them to become effective communicators throughout their academic and professional lives.

Your Future

Careers

Few aptitudes are as widely admired and practical as a deep understanding and mastery of the English language. With skills applicable in all fields and professions, our graduates go on to not only teach, but to thrive in fields like business, medicine and technology where their ability to think critically and analytically helps them stand out from the crowd.

Sample Job Titles

  • Reporter
  • Editor
  • Writer
  • Public Relations Director
  • Advertising Executive
  • Physician
  • Teacher
  • Columnist
  • Author
  • Technical Writer

100%
of recent English grads are employed or are in graduate school.

Faculty Profiles

Renard Doneskey, PhD

English
Professor and Department Chair
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Kristin Denslow, PhD

English
Assistant Professor
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Jayne Doneskey, MA

English
Assistant Professor
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Lindsey Gendke, MA

English
Instructor
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Alison Torres Ramos, PhD

English
Assistant Professor
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