Department of English, College of LAS, University of Illinois


Graduate Studies: Alumni Job Placement

Below is a list of initial job placements at other institutions for recent PhDs from the English Department. Some listings also indicate subsequent positions, if relevant. 

2015

Michael Black

Assistant Professor, University of Massachusetts-Lowell

 

Alexandra Cavallaro

Assistant Professor, California State University-San Bernardino

 

Megan Condis

Assistant Professor, Stephen F. Austin State University

 

Naida Garcia-Crespo

Assistant Professor, United States Naval Academy

 

Eileen Lagman

Assistant Professor, University of Colorado-Boulder

 

Jennifer Lozano

Riley Scholar-in-Residence, Colorado College

 

Patrick McGrath

Assistant Professor, Southern Illinois University-Carbondale

 

Ariana Ruiz

Assistant Professor, University of Iowa

 

Jon Stone

Assistant Professor, University of Utah

 

Jeremy Wear

Assistant Professor, University of Montevallo

 

Ann Hubert

Visiting Assistant Professor, Eureka College

 

 

2014

Kathryn Walkiewicz

Assistant Professor, Kennesaw State University

 

Jill Hamilton Clements

Assistant Professor, Sweet Briar College

Assistant Professor, Lindenwood University

Andrea Olinger

Assistant Professor, University of Louisville

 

Jill Fitzgerald

Assistant Professor, United States Naval Academy

 

Erin McQuiston Upper School, Heritage Hall, Oklahoma City

 

Ligia Mihut

Full-time adjunct, Barry University

 

Julia Smith

Brittain Postdoctoral Fellow, Georgia Institute of Technology

 
Donghee Om Assistant Professor, Kyungpook National University of Korea  

 

2013

 

Martha Webber

Assistant Professor, California State University-Fullerton

 

Jason Vredenburg

Teaching Assistant Professor, Stevens Institute of Technology

 

Vanessa Rouillon Calderon

Assistant Professor, James Madison University

 

Elizabeth Hoiem

Assistant Professor, East Carolina University

 Assistant Professor, University of Illinois GSLIS

Amelia Herb

Postdoctoral Fellows, Massachusetts Institute of Technology

 

Erin Heath

Assistant Professor, Wayland Baptist University

 

Kimberly Fonzo

Assistant Professor, University of Texas-San Antonio

 

Amanda Zink

Assistant Professor, Idaho State University

 

Agnieszka Tuszynska

Assistant Professor, CUNY Queensborough Community College

 

Michael Burns

Assistant Professor, West Chester University of Pennsylvania

 

   

 

 

2012

 

Cory Holding

Assistant Professor, University of Pittsburgh

 

Denys Vanrenen

Assistant Professor, University of Nebraska-Kearney

 

John Claborn

Visiting Assistant Professor, University of Louisville

 

Rebecca Bechtold

Assistant Professor, University of Northern Colorado

Assistant Professor, Wichita State University

Mary Unger

Assistant Professor, Ripon College

 

Merton Lee

Lecturer, Baltimore City Community College

 

Michael Behrens

Assistant Professor, Emporia State University

 

Sarah Dennis

Visiting Assistant Professor, University of Illinois-Springfield

Assistant Professor, Saint Ambrose University

Daniel Colson

Assistant Professor, Emporia State University

 

Amber Buck

Assistant Professor, CUNY College of Staten Island

 

Lauren Bowen

Assistant Professor, Michigan Technological University

 

Jessica Bannon

Assistant Professor, University of Indianapolis

 

Melissa Bailes

Assistant Professor, Tulane University

 

Kerstin Rudolph

Lecturer, SUNY College at Brockport

 

Kimberly O’Neill

Assistant Professor, Quinnipiac University

 

Tom Boynton

Visiting Lecturer, DePauw University

 

 

2011

Franklin Ridgway

Visiting Lecturer, University of Cincinnati

 

Patrick Berry

Assistant Professor, Syracuse University

 

Anne Brubaker

Visiting Assistant Professor, Wellesley College

 

Stephane Clark

Assistant Professor, University of Oregon

 

Jennifer Lieberman

Postdoctoral Fellow, Cornell University

Assistant Professor, University of North Florida

Samantha Looker

Assistant Professor, University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh

 

Cristina Stanciu

Assistant Professor, Virginia Commonwealth University

 

Jonathan Vincent

Visiting Assistant Professor, University of Louisville

Assistant Professor, Towson University

Hannah Bellwoar

Assistant Professor, Juniata College

 

Rebecca Bilbro

President’s Managerial Fellow, Occupational Safety & Health Administration

Data Scientist, OSHA

Eric DeBarros

Visiting Assistant Professor, SUNY College at Oswego

Assistant Professor, Clark University

Tara Lyons

Assistant Professor, University of Massachusetts-Dartmouth

Assistant Professor, Illinois State University

Michael Simeone

Associate Director for Research and Interdisciplinary Studies, I-CHASS, University of Illinois-Urbana-Champaign

 

Director, Institute of Humanities Research Nexus Laboratory for Digital Humanities and Transdisciplinary Informatics, Arizona State University

Lisa Oliverio

Assistant Professor, Fontbonne University

 

Christopher Simeone

Associate Secretary, Department of Organizing & Services, American Association of University Professors

Director, Department of Chapter and Conference Services, American Association of Univeristy Professors