Graduate Placements

Our program equips graduate students to produce creative, critical, social justice-informed work during and after their degree programs.

 

Below are some of the places our recent graduates have gone.

 

YearNameFirst PositionLatest PositionNotes and Achievements
2018Sarah Gomez, MAInstructor of English,
American Musical and Dramatic
College and Conservatory (CA)
  
 Helen Huang, PhDCareer Instructor in English,
University of Oregon
 * Fields: Modernism, 20th-Century American Literature, Latinx Studies
2017Zach Cheney, PhDAssistant Professor of Film,
Azusa Pacific University (CA)
 * Fields: Film, Classic Hollywood Cinema  
 William Driscoll, PhDPro Tem Instructor in English,
University of Oregon
 * Fields: Medieval Literature, Rhetoric
 Hannah Godwin, PhDLecturer in English,
Clemson University (SC)
 * Fields: Modernism, American Gothic
 Joseph Griffin, PhDVisiting Faculty in English,
Rhetoric and Composition,
BYU-Idaho
 * Fields: Rhetoric and Composition, Rhetoric and Religion
 Shane Hall, PhDAssistant Professor of
Environmental Studies,
Salisbury University (MD)
 * PhD in Environmental Science, Studies, and Policy (English Department Focalization)
* Fields: Environmental Studies, Environmental Justice
* Website
* Co-edited collection: Teaching Climate Change in the Humanities (Routledge, coedited with Stephen Siperstein and Stephanie LeManager)
 Lizzy LeRud, PhDNEH Postdoctoral Scholar
in Poetry and Poetics,
Bill and Carol Fox Center
for Humanistic Inquiry,
Emory University (GA) 
 * Fields: Poetry and Poetics, 19th/20th-Century American Literature, Multiethnic American Literature
* Website
 Diana Martinez, PhDEducation Director,
Film Streams (NE)
 * Fields: Film, Star/Celebrity Culture, Gender Studies
* Creator of Hollywood in Color, a podcast that tells the stories of people usually left out of entertainment history
*
Hollywood in Color has been nominated for two Discover Pods Awards
* Articles published in
Slate, The Atlantic, and
Women and Hollywood
 Katherine McAlvage, PhDInstructional Designer,
Marylhurst University (OR)
Assistant Director of Course Development and Training,
Oregon State University,
E-Campus
* Fields: 19th-Century British Literaure, Literature and Dance, Performance
 Danielle Seid, PhDAssistant Professor of English,
CUNY-Baruch College (NY)
 * Fields: Film and TV History, Feminist Studies, Queer Theory
* Website
 Rachel Tanner, ABDSenior Analyst,
Education Advisory Board (DC)
Consultant,
Education Advisory Board (DC)
* Fields: American Modernism, Popular and Material Culture, Rhetoric
 Eleanor Wakefield, PhDPro Tem Instructor in English,
University of Oregon
Career Instructor in English,
University of Oregon
* Fields: Poetry and Poetics, 19th/20th-Century American Literature
 Robert Zandstra, PhDPro Tem Instructor in English,
University of Oregon
Career Instructor in English,
University of Oregon
* Fields: 19th/20th-Century American Literature, Ecocriticism,
Literature and Religion
2016Anna Carroll, PhDPro Tem Instructor in English,
University of Oregon
Career Instructor in English,
University of Oregon
* Fields: 19th-Century British Literaure, Poetry and Poetics
 Brian Gazaille, PhDCareer Instructor in English,
University of Oregon
 * Fields: 19th/20th-Century American Literature, Literature and Science, History of Science, Technology & Medicine
 Francesca Gentile, PhDAssistant Professor of English,
Buena Vista University (IA)
Assistant Professor of English,
Nazareth College (NY)
* Fields: Rhetoric and Composition, Writing Center Studies
* Website
 Kristy Kelly, PhDAssistant Director of Writing,
Oregon State University
 * Fields: Rhetoric and Composition, Writing Center Studies
 Parker Krieg, PhDPostdoctoral Fellow in
Environmental Humanities,
University of Helsinki (Finland)
 * Fields: American Literature, Cultural Studies,
Environmental Humanities
* Website
 Karl McKimpson, PhDEnglish Faculty,
Brightmony Academy (WA)
Faculty, 7th Grade
Reading and Writing,
Morris K. Udall Midde School (AZ) 
 
 Kate Myers, PhDCareer Instructor in English,
Director of Writing Associates,
University of Oregon
  
 Stephen Siperstein, PhDEnglish Faculty,
Choate Rosemary Hall (MA)
  
2015William Fogarty, PhDNEH Postdoctoral Scholar
in Poetry and Poetics,
Bill and Carol Fox Center
for Humanistic Inquiry,
Emory University (GA) 
Assistant Professor of English,
University of Central Florida
 
 Matthew Hannah, PhDAndrew Mellon Postdoctoral
Fellow in Digital Humanities,
Oberman Center for
Advanced Study,
University of Iowa
Assistant Professor of
Digital Humanities,
Purdue University Libraries,
Purdue University (IN)
 
 Gavin Harper, PhDAssistant Professor,
Davis Technology
College (UT)
  
 Martina Miles, PhDTutorial Author and Quality
Assurance Expert,
Sophia Learning
Youth Leadership Coordinator
and Community Educator,
Planned Parenthood of
Southwestern Oregon
 
 Erica Morton-Starner, PhDEnglish Faculty,
Mission College, Santa Clara (CA)
  
 Rosalie Roberts, PhDAdjunct Instructor,
Clark College (WA)
  
 Sarah Ray Rondot, PhDInstructor and Director of
Curriculum; Women's
Gender, and Sexuality Studies;
University of Central Missouri
  
 Kelly Jane Rosenblatt, PhDAdjunct Instructor in
Rhetoric and Language,
University of San Fransisco
Adjunct Instructor in English,
College of Marin (CA);
Board Member and
Volunteer Faculty,
Prison University Project,
San Quentin State Prison (CA)
 
 Katina Saint Marie, PhDAttorney,
Kruse and Saint Marie (OR)
  
 Jenée Wilde, PhDCareer Instructor in English,
University of Oregon
  
2014Rachel Bash, PhDAdvisor, PathwayOregon,
University of Oregon
  
 Paul Bellew, PhDVisiting Assistant Professor
of Humanities,
Bogaziçi University (Turkey)
  
 Chelsea Bullock, PhDMarion L. Brittain
Postdoctoral Fellow,
Georgia Institute of Technology
Senior User Experience
Researcher,
The Weather Company
 
 Robert Dobler, PhDLecturer in Folklore,
Indiana University
  
 Anthony Hayt, PhDAdjunct Faculty,
University of Pittsburgh, Greensburg
Head of Business Development,
maaterra Biotechnology (PA)
 
 Bethany Jacobs, PhDMarion L. Brittain
Postdoctoral Fellow,
Georgia Institute of Technology
  
 Leslie Morrison, PhDEnglish Faculty,
Aims Community College (CO)
  
 Jessie Nance, PhDAdjunct Instructor
in English,
Portland State University (OR)
Senior Instructor
in English,
Portland State University (OR)
 
 Daniel Platt, PhDAssistant Professor in Engish,
Graceland Univerity (IA)
  
 Jeni Rinner, PhDEnglish Faculty,
Regis Jesuit High School (CO)
  
 Stephen Summers, PhDLearning Specialist in Writing,
Tutoring and Learning Center,
University of Oregon
  
 Veronica Vold, PhDAccess Advisor,
Accessible Education Center,
University of Oregon
  
 Benjamin Waller, PhDVisiting Faculty in English,
Hastings College (NE)
Associate Professor of English and Chair of Languages and Literatures Department,
Hastings College (NE)
 
2013Phoebe Bronstein, PhDMarion L. Brittain
Postdoctoral Fellow,
Georgia Institute of Technology
Lecturer and Director
of Academic Programs,
Sixth College, UC San Diego
 
 Maggie Evans, PhDTutor in English,
St. John's College (NM)
English Faculty,
St. John's College (NM)
 
 Andrew Grace, PhDAdjunct Professor,
Westminster College (UT)
Academic Advisor and
Coordinator; Art and Art History, Dance, Film & Media Arts, and Theater,
University of Utah
 
 
 Chelsea Henson, PhDAssistant Professor
of English,
El Camino College (CA)
Associate Professor
of English,
El Camino College (CA)
 
 Joshua Lind, PhDAssociate Registrar,
University of Wisconsin -
Eau Claire
 * Founder of Hartskill Review: A Contemporary Journal of Poetry and Poetics
 Chris McGill, PhDEnglish Faculty,
Judge Memorial Catholic
High School (UT)
  
 Sharity Nelson, PhDProject Assistant,
ALESS/ALESA Program
(Active Learning of English for
Science Students/
Students of the Arts),
University of Tokyo (JP)
  
 Brian Psiropoulos, PhDLecturer in English,
California State University -
Stanislaus
  
 Emily Thomas, PhDEnglish Faculty,
International
Baccalaureate Program,
Annie Wright Upper School (WA)
  

 

We are always collecting stories from our graduates. Please follow this link to tell us what institutions you have gone to and what kind of work you are doing.

For more specific information about our placement record, please email our Director of Graduate Studies.

 

For a list of our current graduate students and their research and teaching interests, please follow this link.