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.

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Graduation
Year
NamePositions HeldNotes & Achievements
2019Courtney Floyd, ABD
(PhD expected
Spring 2019)
Associate Director of Learning Technologies and Digital Humanities,
Contemplative Sciences Center,
University of Virginia (2019-present)
*Co-Founder of Victorian Scribblers, a
podcast devoted to understudied writers in
Victorian England
 
2018Sarah Gomez, MAInstructor of English,
American Musical and Dramatic
College and Conservatory (CA)
(2018-present)
 
 Helen Huang, PhDCareer Instructor in English,
University of Oregon (2018-present)
* Fields: Modernism, 20th-Century American Literature, Latinx Studies
2017Zach Cheney, PhDAssistant Professor of Film,
Azusa Pacific University (CA)
(2018-present)
* Fields: Film, Classic Hollywood Cinema  
 William Driscoll, PhDPro Tem Instructor in English,
University of Oregon (2017-present)
* Fields: Medieval Literature, Rhetoric
 Hannah Godwin, PhDLecturer in English,
Clemson University (SC) (2017-present)
* Fields: Modernism, American Gothic
 Joseph Griffin, PhDLecturer in English,
Rhetoric and Composition,
BYU-Idaho (2017-present)
* Fields: Rhetoric and Composition, Rhetoric
and Religion
 Shane Hall, PhDAssistant Professor of
Environmental Studies,
Salisbury University (MD)
(2017-present)
* PhD in Environmental Science, Studies, and Policy (English Department Focalization)
* Fields: Environmental Studies, Climate Change, Environmental Justice
* Website: http://salisbury.academia.edu/ShaneHall
* 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) (2017-present)
* Fields: Poetry and Poetics, 19th/20th-Century American Literature, Multiethnic American Literature
* Website: https://www.lizzylerud.com/
 Diana Martinez, PhDEducation Director,
Film Streams (NE) (2017-present)
* Fields: Film, Star/Celebrity Culture, Gender Studies
* Creator of Hollywood in Color, a podcast that tells the stories of people left out of entertainment history
*
Hollywood in Color has been nominated for two Discover Pods Awards (2018)
* Articles published in
Slate, The Atlantic, and
Women in Hollywood
 Katherine McAlvage, PhDAssistant Director of Course Development and Training,
Oregon State University,
E-Campus (2018-present);


Instructional Designer,
Marylhurst University (OR)
(2017-2018)
* Fields: 19th-Century British Literaure,
Literature and Dance, Performance Studies
 Danielle Seid, PhDAssistant Professor of English,
CUNY-Baruch College (NY)
(2017-present)
* Fields: Film and TV History, Feminist Studies, Queer Theory
* Website: http://www.baruch.cuny.edu/wsas/academics/english/Seid.htm
 Rachel Tanner, ABDConsultant,
Education Advisory Board (DC)
(2018-present)

Senior Analyst,
Education Advisory Board (DC)
(2017-2018)
* Fields: American Modernism, Popular
and Material Culture, Rhetoric
 Eleanor Wakefield, PhDCareer Instructor in English,
University of Oregon (2018-present);

Pro Tem Instructor in English,
University of Oregon (2017-2018)
* Fields: Poetry and Poetics, 19th/20th-Century American Literature
 Robert Zandstra, PhDCareer Instructor in English,
University of Oregon (2018-present);

Pro Tem Instructor in English,
University of Oregon (2017-2018)
* Fields: 19th/20th-Century American Literature, Ecocriticism, Literature and Religion
2016Anna Carroll, PhDCareer Instructor in English,
University of Oregon (2018-present);

Pro Tem Instructor in English,
University of Oregon (2016-2018)
* Fields: 19th-Century British Literaure,
Poetry and Poetics
 Brian Gazaille, PhDCareer Instructor in English,
Web Content Manager
University of Oregon (2016-present)
* Fields: 19th/20th-Century American Literature, Literature and Science, History of Science, Technology & Medicine
 Francesca Gentile, PhDAssistant Professor of English,
Nazareth College (NY)
(2018-present);

Assistant Professor of English,
Buena Vista University (IA)
(2016-2018)
* Fields: Rhetoric and Composition, Writing Center Studies
* Website: https://chroniclevitae.com/people/564333-dr-francesca-gentile/profile
 Kristy Kelly, PhDAssistant Director of Writing,
Oregon State University (2016-present)
* Fields: Rhetoric and Composition, Writing Center Studies
 Parker Krieg, PhDPostdoctoral Fellow in
Environmental Humanities,
University of Helsinki (Finland)
(2016-present)
* Fields: American Literature, Cultural Studies,
Environmental Humanities
* Website: https://parkerkrieg.org
 Karl McKimpson, PhDFaculty, 7th Grade
Reading and Writing,
Morris K. Udall Midde School (AZ) (2017-2018);

English Faculty,
Brightmony Academy (WA)
(2016-2017)
 
 Kate Myers, PhDCareer Instructor in English,
Director of Writing Associates,
University of Oregon (2016-present)
 
 Stephen Siperstein, PhDEnglish Faculty,
Choate Rosemary Hall (MA)
(2016-present)
 
2015William Fogarty, PhDAssistant Professor of English,
University of Central Florida
(2018-present)

NEH Postdoctoral Scholar
in Poetry and Poetics,
Bill and Carol Fox Center
for Humanistic Inquiry,
Emory University (GA)
(2017-2018)

Career Instructor in English,
University of Oregon (2016-2017)
 
 Matthew Hannah, PhDAssistant Professor of
Digital Humanities,
Purdue University Libraries,
Purdue University (IN) (2017-present)

Andrew Mellon Postdoctoral
Fellow in Digital Humanities,
Oberman Center for
Advanced Study,
University of Iowa (2015-2017)
 
 Gavin Harper, PhDAssistant Professor,
Davis Technology
College (UT)
 
 Martina Miles, PhDYouth Leadership Coordinator
and Community Educator,
Planned Parenthood of
Southwestern Oregon (2017-present)

Tutorial Author and Quality
Assurance Expert,
Sophia Learning (2015-2017)
 
 Erica Morton-Starner, PhDEnglish Faculty,
Mission College, Santa Clara (CA)
(2015-present)
 
 Rosalie Roberts, PhDEnglish Faculty,
Clark College (WA) (2017-present)
 
 Sarah Ray Rondot, PhDInstructor and Director of
Curriculum for Women's
Gender, and Sexuality Studies,
University of Central Missouri
(2015-present)
 
 Kelly Jane Rosenblatt, PhDAdjunct Instructor in English,
College of Marin (CA);
Board Member and
Volunteer Faculty,
Prison University Project,
San Quentin State Prison (CA)

Adjunct Instructor in
Rhetoric and Language,
University of San Fransisco
 
 Katina Saint Marie, PhDAttorney,
Kruse and Saint Marie (OR)
 
 Jenée Wilde, PhDCareer Instructor in English,
University of Oregon (2016-present)
 
2014Rachel Bash, PhDAdvisor, PathwayOregon,
University of Oregon (2014-present)
 
 Paul Bellew, PhDVisiting Assistant Professor
of Humanities,
Bogaziçi University (Turkey)
(2016-2017)

Pro Tem Instructor of English,
University of Oregon (2015-2016)
 
 Chelsea Bullock, PhDSenior User Experience Researcher,
The Weather Company (2016-present)

Marion L. Brittain
Postdoctoral Fellow,
Georgia Institute of Technology
(2014-2016)
 
 Robert Dobler, PhDLecturer in Folklore,
Indiana University (2014-2015)
 
 Anthony Hayt, PhDHead of Business Development,
maaterra Biotechnology (PA)
(2016-present);

Adjunct Faculty,
University of Pittsburgh, Greensburg
(2014-2016)
 
 Bethany Jacobs, PhDMarion L. Brittain
Postdoctoral Fellow,
Georgia Institute of Technology
(2015-2018)
 
 Leslie Morrison, PhDEnglish Faculty,
Aims Community College (CO)
(2014-present)
 
 Jessie Nance, PhDSenior Instructor
in English,
Portland State University (OR)
(2016-present)

Adjunct Instructor
in English,
Portland State University (OR)
(2014-2016) 
 
 Daniel Platt, PhDAssistant Professor in Engish,
Graceland Univerity (IA) (2014-present)
 
 Jeni Rinner, PhDEnglish Faculty,
Regis Jesuit High School (CO)
(2014-present)
 
 Stephen Summers, PhDLearning Specialist in Writing,
Tutoring and Learning Center,
University of Oregon
(2014-present)
 
 Veronica Vold, PhDAccess Advisor,
Accessible Education Center,
University of Oregon (2016-present)
 
 Benjamin Waller, PhDAssociate Professor of English
and Chair of Languages
and Literatures Department,
Hastings College (NE) (2011-present)

Assistant Professor of English,
Hastings College (NE) (2008-2011)
 
2013Phoebe Bronstein, PhDLecturer and Director
of Academic Programs,
Sixth College, UC San Diego
(2016-present)

Marion L. Brittain
Postdoctoral Fellow,
Georgia Institute of Technology
(2013-2016)
 
 Maggie Evans, PhDEnglish Faculty,
St. John's College (NM) (2015-present)

Tutor and Visiting Faculty in English,
St. John's College (NM) (2014-2015)
 
 Andrew Grace, PhDAcademic Advisor and Coordinator,
University of Utah (2014-present)

Adjunct Professor,
Westminster College (UT) (2013-2014)
 
 Chelsea Henson, PhDAssociate Professor of English,
El Camino College (CA) (2017-present)

Assistant Professor of English,
El Camino College (CA) (2014-2017)
 
 Joshua Lind, PhDAssociate Registrar,
University of Wisconsin -
Eau Claire (2013-present)
* Founder of Hartskill Review: A Contemporary Journal of Poetry and Poetics
 Chris McGill, PhDEnglish Faculty,
Judge Memorial Catholic
High School (UT) (2013-present)
 
 Sharity Nelson, PhDProject Assistant,
ALESS/ALESA Program
(Active Learning of English for
Science Students/
Students of the Arts),
University of Tokyo (JP) (2014-present)
 
 Brian Psiropoulos, PhDLecturer in English,
California State University -
Stanislaus (2014-present)
 
 Emily Thomas, PhDEnglish Faculty,
International
Baccalaureate Program,
Annie Wright Upper School (WA)
(2013-present)
 

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