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english department

Placements from the Boston College English PhD Program

Our small, individual program graduates 2-4 people a year. We have a placement rate of over 85% for those who do a national search.

Academic Positions Offered


Tenure-track Assistant Professor at Arcadia University, PA.

Tenure-track Assistant Professor at Brigham Young University. (Originally Visiting Assistant Professor at Brigham Young.)

Two-year Postdoctoral Fellowship at University College, Dublin.

Tenure-track Assistant Professor, Hostos Community College.

Visiting Assistant Professor at the USMA (West Point).

Tenure-track Assistant Professor at The University of Montebello, AL.

Three-year Visiting Assistant Professor at New York University.


Visiting Assistant Professor at Brigham Young University.

Full-time Teaching Position,  Upper Division of The Bryn Mawr School. 

Director of First-Year Seminars and Assistant Professor of English, Kennesaw State University, GA. (Formerly Brittain Postdoctoral Fellow, Georgia State University).

Tenure-track Assistant Professor at Marygrove College, MI.

Tenure-track Assistant Professor at Quincy University, IL. (Originally  Visiting Assistant Professor at Quincy.)

Thee-year Visiting Assistant Professor at Skidmore College, NY.


Tenure-track Assistant Professor at Penn State- Altoona. (Formerly Visiting Assistant Professor at Boston University College of General Studies. )

Tenure-track Assistant Professor at Brigham Young University. (Formerly Visiting Assistant Professor at Wake Forest University, NC.)

Lecturer  in the Writing Seminar Program at Princeton University. (Formerly Visiting Assistant Professor at Wake Forest University, NC.)

Visiting Assistant Professor at Quincy University, IL. 

Postdoctoral Fellowship at Tulane University, LA.

Our alumni from 2000-2010  now hold the following positions:

Assistant Professor, University of Akron, OH.

Associate Professor, Boise State University, ID.

Adjunct faculty, Boston College.

Senior Instructional Designer, Center for Teaching Excellence, Boston College.

Full-time Lecturer in Writing, Dartmouth College. NH.

Full-Time Instructor, Diablo Valley College, CA.

Associate Professor, Gordon College, MA.

Associate Professor, Hood College, MD.

Assistant Professor, Idaho State University.

Full-Time Instructor, Las Positas College. CA.

Associate Professor, LeMoyne College, NY.

Associate Professor, University of Massachusetts-Amherst.

Associate Professor, Monroe Community College.

Digital Marketing Officer, University of Manchester, UK.  

Associate Professor, University of Mount Union, OH.

Associate Professor, University of Nebraska-Lincoln.

Professor, Oklahoma City University School of Law.

Associate Professor, Reed College, OR.

Associate Professor, Simmons College, MA.

Associate Professor, University of South Carolina-Upstate.

Associate Professor, Wayne State University.

Associate Professor, Western Michigan University.