How do I sign my major?
The English Language, Literatures, and Writing major is designed to meet the individual needs and interests of each student. We recommend working closely with a program faculty member in your field of interest to consult with over the course of your degree.
Any one of our faculty advisors can meet with you to discuss and sign a major with you. Choose an area of interest below and contact an advisor in the field to set up a time to meet:

​Non-Teaching Degrees

​American & British Literature Specialization

​Dr. Anne Hiebert Alton | Anspach 228 email | webpage |
Dr. Ari Berk | Anspach 301G | email | webpage​ |
Dr. Bill Brevda | Anspach 301F | email | webpage |
Dr. JoEllen DeLucia | Anspach 030C | email webpage​ |
Dr. Maureen Eke | Anspach 240 | email | webpage​ |
Dr. Mark Freed | Anspach 222 | email | webpage​ |
Dr. Desmond Harding | Anspach 224 | email | webpage​ |
Dr. Kristen McDermott | Anspach 220 | email | webpage​ |
Dr. Gretchen Papazian | Anspach 208 | email | webpage​ |
Dr. Matt Roberson | Anspach 208 | email | webpage​ |
Dr. Susan Schiller | Anspach 032 | email | webpage​ |
Dr. Nate Smith | Anspach 227 | email | webpage​​ |
Dr. Joseph Michael Sommers | Anspach 305C | email  | webpage​ |
Dr. Nicole Sparling Barco | Anspach 301I | email | webpage​ |
Dr. Bill Wandless | Anspach 301C | email | webpage​ |
Dr. Jeffrey Weinstock | Anspach 205 | email | webpage​ |

 ​​World Literature Specialization

Dr. Ari Berk | Anspach 301G | email | webpage​ |
Dr. JoEllen DeLucia | Anspach 030C | email webpage​ |
Dr. Maureen Eke | Anspach 240 | email | webpage​ |
Dr. Mark Freed | Anspach 222 | email | webpage​ |
Dr. Desmond Harding | Anspach 224 | email | webpage​ |
Dr. Nicole Sparling Barco | Anspach 301I | email | webpage​ |

​African & African Diaspora Studies​
Dr. Maureen Eke | Anspach 240 | email | webpage​ |
Dr. Nicole Sparling Barco | Anspach 301I | email | webpage​ |


A
merican Indian Studies
Dr. Ari Berk | Anspach 301G | email | webpage​ |


​Latin
American & Latino Studies
Dr. Nicole Sparling Barco | Anspach 301I | email | webpage​ |


​Women & Gender Studies
Dr. JoEllen DeLucia | Anspach 030C | email webpage​ |
Dr. Maureen Eke | Anspach 240 | email | webpage​ |
Dr. Nicole Sparling Barco | Anspach 301I | email | webpage​ |​​

​​Children's & Young Adult Literature Specialization
​​​Dr. Anne Hiebert Alton | Anspach 228 email | webpage |
​Dr. Gretchen Papazian | Anspach 208 | email | webpage​ |
Dr. Joseph Michael Sommers | Anspach 305C | email  | webpage​ |

​​Creative Writing Specialization​ (Fiction)​
Jeffrey Bean, MFA | Anspach 301D | email | webpage​ |
Dr. Darrin Doyle | Anspach 301E | email | webpage​ |
Robert Fanning, MFA | Anspach 301H | email | webpage​ |
Dr. Matt Roberson | Anspach 208 | email | webpage​ |

​​Creative Writing Specialization (Non-Ficiton)
​Dr. Steven Bailey | Anspach 222 | email | webpage |​
​Dr. Elizabeth Brockman | Anspach 221 | email | webpage​ |
​Dr. Melinda Kreth | Anspach 215 | email | webpage​ |
​Dr. Dan Lawson | Anspach 212B | email | webpage​ |
Dr. Susan Schiller | Anspach 032 | email | webpage​ |

​​Applied Linguistics Specialization
​​​Dr. April Burke | Anspach 241B | email​ webpage​ |
Dr. Tracy Davis | Anspach 209 | email webpage​ |
Dr. Rich Forest | Anspach 301A | email | webpage​ |
Dr. Cathy Hicks-Kennard | Anspach 223A | email | webpage​ |
Dr. Bill Spruiell | Anspach 026 | email | webpage​ |

​Teaching Degrees

​​Language Arts
​Dr. April Burke | Anspach 240B | email | webpage​ |
​Dr. Gretchen Papazian | Anspach 208 | email | webpage​ |​

​​Secondary Education
Dr. Carlin Borsheim-Black | Anspach 229 | email | web​page​ |
​Dr. Elizabeth Brockman | Anspach 221 | email | webpage​ |
Dr. Amy Carpenter Ford | Anspach 230email webpage |