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Mentoring Resources

mentoring-resources

Every English major will consult with the English department chair or assistant chair to choose a faculty mentor based on the student's academic interests and/or career goals. Below you will find information on faculty members' interests and expertise.

Academic Decisions Mentors
Literature Concentration Dr. Goodman
Dr. McNamara
Dr. Ngezem
Writing Concentration Dr. Byrd (creative writing)
Dr. Lamb
Secondary Education Concentration Dr. Sanford
Dr. Smith
Future Plans Options  
Library Science/Archival Studies Dr. Goodman
Dr. McNamara
Dr. Parrott
Graduate School (literature) Dr. Goodman
Dr. Ngezem
Dr. McNamara
Dr. Parrott
Dr. Smith
Graduate School (writing) Dr. Byrd (creative writing)
Dr. Lamb
Education:
  • Middle Grades/High School
  • College/University
  • International/Overseas
Dr. Goodman
Dr. Lamb
Dr. Sanford
Dr. Smith
Dr. Goodman
Dr. Lamb
Dr. Smith
Dr. Goodman
Writing Dr. Byrd (creative writing)
Dr. Lamb (rhetoric and composition)
Professional/Technical Writing Dr. McNamara
Dr. Ritter
Science Writing Dr. Klein
Writing Online/Social Media Dr. Byrd
Publishing Dr. Byrd
Dr. Lamb
Public Relations Dr. Goodman
Editing Dr. Byrd
Dr. Lamb
Dr. Ritter

Mentoring Videos

Professor Richardson’s résumé workshop

Dr. Pfeiffer’s workshop on choosing a graduate school

Dr. Greene’s workshop on Careers in English

Dr. Ali’s workshop on applying to graduate school