Job Placement

Our graduates from the past ten years currently hold a variety of positions in both academic and non-academic fields and organizations.

Graduates: if you are not on this list or if your position is listed incorrectly, please contact us at with additions, corrections, and updates.


Corinne Bancroft: Assistant Professor of English, University of Victoria, British Columbia
Nissa Cannon:
Postdoctoral Associate in Kilachand Honors College at Boston University
Ashley Champagne: Digital Humanities Librarian, The Center for Digital Scholarship, Brown University
Bethany J. Wong: Visiting Assistant Professor, Whittier College


Geoffrey Kyle Bucy: English Instructor, Hun School of Princeton
Theresa Russ Covich: Adjunct Instructor of English, Westmont College
Thomas J. Doran: Assistant Professor in Residence, Rhode Island School of Design
Leah M. Fry: New York City Teaching Fellow and Agent’s Assistant, The Wylie Agency
Rachel Levinson-Emley: Program and Events, Interdisciplinary Humanities Center, UCSB
Christopher Walker: Mellon Post-doctoral Fellowship in the Environmental Humanities, Colby College
Roberta Wolfson: Assistant Professor in Ethnic American Literatures, Cal Poly San Luis Obispo


Zachary K. Horton: Assistant Professor, University of Pittsburgh
Alison R. Reed: Assistant Professor, Old Dominion University
Sheena Berwick: Partner, Berwick Communication, Inc.
Christopher Foley: Assistant Professor, University of Southern Mississippi
Catherine Zusky: English Department Chair, The Brentwood School, LA
Kelly M. Kawar: Lecturer, University of Bonn
Elizabeth C. Love: Post-Doctoral Fellow, University of Utah


Shannon R. Meyer: Associate Executive Director, North Carolina Association for Scholastic Activities
Steven Pokornowski: Adjunct Professor, Whittier College and Ro Hondo College
Andrew Kalaidjian: Assistant Professor, California State University Dominguez Hills
Paul J. Megna: Post-Doctoral Fellow, University of Western Australia Australian Research Council's Centre for Excellence for The History of Emotions


Can Aksoy: Assistant Professor, Los Angeles City College
Pavneet Aulakh: Mellon Postdoctoral Fellow, Vanderbilt University
Shannon Brennan: Assistant Professor, Carthage College
Timothy Gilmore:  Lecturer, UC Santa Barbara
Geoffrey McNeil: Lecturer, Notre Dame de Namur University
Megan Palmer-Browne: Assistant Director, English Broadside Ballad Archive, UC Santa Barbara
Judith Paltin: Assistant Professor, University of British Columbia
Amanda Phillips: Assistant Professor, Georgetown University
Benjamin Shockey: Executive Director, Sitka Center for Art and Ecology British Columbia
Lindsay Thomas: Assistant Professor, University of Miami


Anne Cong-Huyen: Digital Scholar, Whittier College
Megan Fernandes: Visiting Assistant Professor, Concordia University
Kevin Kearney: Assistant Professor, Palomar College
Nhu Le: Assistant Professor, University of South Florida
Summer Star: Assistant Professor, San Francisco State University
Sharon Tang-Quan: Assistant Professor, Westmont College
Irina Wender: Lecturer, UC Santa Barbara


Ryan Boyd: Lecturer, University of Southern California
Bola King-Rushing: Account Executive, CPI Solutions
Kimberly Knight : Associate Dean of Graduate Studies and Associate Professor, Univ. of Texas, Dallas
Chris Hagenah: Account Executive, Energy BBDO
Sarah Hirsch: Continuing Lecturer, Writing Program, UC Santa Barbara
Julia Panko: Assistant Professor, Weber State University
Daniel Pecchenino: Assistant Professor, Writing Program, University of Southern California
Liberty Stanavage: Department Chair/Associate Professor English & Communication, SUNY Potsdam


Shanna Salinas: Assistant Professor, Kalamazoo College


Yanoula Athanassakis: Associate Vice Provost, Academic Affairs and Special Projects; Director, Environmental Humanities Initiative, NYU
Kathryn Dolan: Associate Professor, Missouri University of Science and Technology
Donna Beth Ellard: Assistant Professor, University of Denver
Carina Evans: Assistant Professor, Southwestern University
Michael Frangos: Postdoctoral Fellow, HUMLab, Umeå University
Soren Hammerschmidt: Faculty Associate in Writing Program, Arizona State
William Hall: Assistant Professor, Brigham Young University
Eric Martinsen: English Department Chair; Professor of English, Ventura College
Laura Miller: Associate Professor, University of West Georgia
Jeanne Provost: Assistant Professor, Furman University
Aimee Woznick: Director of Academic Support Services, SUNY Empire State College


Susan Cook: Assistant Professor, Southern New Hampshire University
Sharon Doetsch-Kidder: Adjunct Professor, George Mason, Northern Virginia Community College
Andrea Fontenot: Director of the Writing Center, CalArts
Bill Gahan: Assistant Professor, Rockford College
Caroline Hong: Assistant Professor, Queens College, CUNY
Jessica Murphy: Assistant Professor, University of Texas, Dallas
Eric Nebeker: Grant Writer, Office of Education Partnerships, UC Santa Barbara
David Roh: Associate Professor, University of Utah
Sarah Schwendimann: Assistant Professor, Glendale Community College
Gina Valentino: Assistant Professor, University of Rhode Island


Colin Carman: Instructor of English, Colorado Mesa University
Simone Chess: Assistant Professor, Wayne State University
Jeremy Douglass: Assistant Professor, UC Santa Barbara
Marc Garcia-Martinez: Associate Professor, Allan Hancock College
Susie Keller: Instructor, Shasta College
Sheila Hwang: Associate Professor, Webster University
Kris McAbee: Assistant Professor, University of Arkansas, Little Rock
Margaret Sloan: Adjunct Instructor, Endicott College, Instituo Technológico Autónomo de México
Mac Test: Assistant Professor, Boise State University


Christy Cannariato: Adjunct Instructor, Mount St. Mary’s
Vanessa Coloura: Adjunct Instructor, Quincy College
Elizabeth Freudenthal: Grant Writer, Growing Home, Inc.


Jacob Berman: Assistant Professor, Louisiana State University
Alexandra Cook: Associate Professor, University of Alabama
Emily Davis: Assistant Professor, University of Delaware
Stephen Deng: Assistant Professor, Michigan State
Laura Furlan: Assistant Professor, UMass Amherst
John Gamber: Assistant Professor, Columbia University
Stephen Sohn: Assistant Professor, Stanford University
John Tabor: Assistant Professor, Mercer County Community College


Mary Bjork: Assistant Professor, Arizona State University
Cynthia Davis: Adjunct Instructor, Santa Barbara City College
Robert Hamm: Coordinator, Graduate Student Professional Development, UC Santa Barbara
Zia Isola: Director of Diversity Programs, CBSE, UC Santa Cruz
Jeanne Scheper: Assistant Professor, UC Irvine
Randy Schiff: Associate Professor, SUNY Buffalo
Diana Solomon: Assistant Professor, Simon Fraser University
Carl Stahmer: Director of Digital Scholarship, UC Davis and Associate Director, English Broadside Ballad Archive, UC Santa Barbara


Julia Garrett: Assistant Professor, University of New England
Sarah Gerend: Associate Professor, Aurora University
David Vásquez: Associate Professor, Department of English; Department Head, University of Oregon