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UD Professor Gitu Barua shares insight and expertise on studying abroad

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Humanities in Medicine

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Krys'tal Griffin

Reporter, The News Journal

Taria Pritchett

High School English Teacher & Lifestyle Blogger

Brian L. Byrd

Academic Coordinator of Student Support Services at Paul Quinn College

Brian W. Gastle

Department Head and Professor of English at Western Carolina University

Rachel Eliza Griffiths

Poet and Photographer

Matt O'Donnell

Morning Anchor, Action News, WPVI-TV Philadelphia

Philip J. Kranyak

Customer Service Trainer, GrubHub.com

Sara Linton

College Advisor, KIPP Through College and KIPP Bay Area Schools

Jihoon Yoo

Management Support Team, Giant Co., LTD

Skyler Konicki

English Teacher, Smyrna High School

Matthew Groth

Marketing Assistant

Rachel A. Gearhart

Assistant Editor for Albuquerque The Magazine

Kelly Emery

Graduate student, Masters in Special Education Literacy

Staci Edwards

Secondary English Teacher

Catherine Carter

Associate Professor, Director of English Education, English Department, Western Carolina University

Jimmy Daly

Marketing Director, Vero

Samantha Draper

10th Grade ELA Teacher, Howard High School of Technology

David Cavagnino

English Teacher, Ursuline Academy

Dan Becker

English Language Arts Teacher, William Penn High School

Deborah Brenner

Wine Merchant & Entrepreneur

Danielle Allen

Graduate student, Masters in School Counseling

Erinn Batykefer

Co-founder and Managing Editor, The Library as Incubator Project

Mary Akhimien

Attorney at Connolly Gallagher LLP

Kristin Zinsmeister

Communications Assistant for U.S. Figure Skating

Melissa Paparozzi

Sixth Grad Literacy Instructor

Kristen MacGorman

Middle School Librarian

Wallace McKelvey

Reporter, The Press of Atlantic City

Alexander Long

Assistant Professor of English, CUNY John Jay College of Criminal Justice



​Top Graduate Programs

The Department of English offers one of the Top 100 graduate programs in the nation, according to U.S. News and World Report

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