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 and Poetry)​
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-Fiction)
​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