Writing Studies MA and PhD Specialization
English faculty working in the area of Writing Studies explore issues of literacy, histories of rhetoric and writing, feminist rhetoric, lexicography, international English, environmental rhetoric, discourse
theory, writing pedagogy, language policy, and digital media.
English graduate students working in the area of Writing Studies have recently published articles in such journals as College
Composition and Communication, the Quarterly
Journal of Speech, Computers
and Composition, College
English, Enculturation, and Kairos. Our recent PhD graduates hold tenure-track jobs at such schools as the
University of Pittsburgh, University of Wisconsin-Madison, University of
Massachusetts-Amherst, University of Colorado at Boulder, University of Central Florida, University of
Louisville, and Syracuse University.