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Graduate Student Placement

Graduate Student Placement:
Current employment

Year of Degree                                                                                                                                                                             Academic Field
2020

3 graduates

Bonnie Etherington
Environmental Futures Postdoctoral Fellow
University of Colorado - Boulder
Global/Transnational Indigenous Studies
Delali Kumavie
Postdoctoral Fellow at the Mahindra Humanities Center
Harvard University

(starting in 2021)
Assistant Professor
Syracuse University
African and African Diasporic Literature
Sarah Wilson
Coordinator for Adult Seminars and Public Programs at the Newberry Library
Medieval literature
2019

9 graduates

Erin Andrews
Visiting Assistant Professor of English
Northwestern University
Cultural & film studies;
Feminist theory
Anne Boemler
Upper School English Teacher
St. Paul Academy and Summit School
16th-/17th-c literature
Corrine Collins
Assistant Professor
University of Southern California
African Diaspora
Elizabeth Rodriguez
Coordinator of Learning Innovations
Center for Teaching and Learning
Northeastern Illinois University
Digital pedagogy;
Early Modern literature;
Legal studies
Susanna Sacks
Assistant Professor of English
College of Wooster
African literature;
(Post)colonial literary politics
Simone Waller
Assistant Professor
Reed University
Early modern prose;
16th-/17th-c drama
2018

7 graduates

Kellen Bolt
Instructor of English
Elgin Community College
Early 19th-c American literature
Meaghan Fritz
Assistant Professor of Instruction
The Cook Family Writing Program
Northwestern University
19th-c American literature;
Women’s & gender studies
Ean High
Assistant Professor
University of Tennessee - Martin
Early American literature
Chad Infante
Assistant Professor of English
University of Maryland - College Park
African American literature;
Native American literature
Andrew Keener
Assistant Professor of English
Santa Clara University
Renaissance literature;
Digital humanities
Carli Leone
SAGES Teaching Fellow
(Seminar Approach to General Education and Scholarship)
Case Western Reserve University
Early American literature &
medicine
Todd Nordgren
Director of LGBTQ Services
Adjunct Professor of Women’s, Gender and Sexuality Studies
Dickinson College
British & Continental modernism;
Queer & feminist theories
2017

9 graduates

Meghan Costa
Adjunct Lecturer
DePaul University and Columbia College
Renaissance literature;
Race & religion
Nora Eltahawy
Lecturer of English, Reading & Speech
City Colleges of Chicago - Richard Daley College
Arab American literature;
Other American ethnic literatures
Aaron Greenberg
Co-founder
bioGraph LLC
Renaissance literature;
Medical humanities;
Life-writing
Kara Johnson
Manager of Teacher & Student Programs
The Newberry Library
19th-cc American literature;
Theatre & dance studies
Sarah Roth
Dean of Faculty
Beacon Academy
mid-19th-c British novels & periodicals;
Gender & sexuality
Elizabeth Sterzinger
Lecturer of English
City Colleges of Chicago - Harold Washington College
20th-c American literature;
American architectural history
Seth Swanner
Instructor of English
University of Wyoming - Laramie
Renaissance literature
2016

7 graduates

Ariel Bookman
Owner and founder
Beyond Test Prep
20th-/21st-c African literature;
Literature as a commodity

 

Rebecca Fall
Program Manager - Operations
Center for Renaissance Studies at the Newberry Library
Early Modern literature;
Gender & sexuality;
Public humanities

 

Tasha Hawthorne
Assistant Professor of English
Berea College
19th-/20th-c American literature;
African American literature
Alanna Hickey
Assistant Professor of English
Yale University
Early American literature;
Native American literature;
Indigenous literature
Hosanna Krienke
Instructor of English
University of Wyoming - Laramie
19th-c British literature;
History of medicine
2015

4 graduates

Maha Jafri
Assistant Professor of English
Sewanee: The University of the South
19th-c British literature
 
Shane Clauser
Partner
Paraforge
16th-/17th-c Anglo-Spanish literature
2014

2 graduates

Winter Werner
Assistant Professor of English
Wheaton College, Massachusetts
19th-c British literature;
Religion & secularization
2013

6 graduates

Jacquelyn Hendricks
Lecturer of English
Santa Clara University
Medieval literature;
History of the book
Carolina Hotchandani
Assistant Professor of English
University of Nebraska - Omaha
18th-c literature;
20th-c poetry
Elizabeth McCabe
Lecturer and Lead Instructor in Chicago Field Studies
Northwestern University
19th-c British literature;
Evolutionism & anthropology
Wanalee Romero
Lecturer of Literature and First-Year Experience
University of Houston - Clear Lake
19th-/20th-c American literature;
Latina/o & Chicana/o literature; 
Ethnic feminisms
Michael Slater
Assistant Professor of English
SUNY College - Brockport
Early Modern literature;
Science & literature
2012

10 graduates

Vanessa Corredera
Associate Professor of English
Andrews University
Early Modern drama;
Gender & race
Melissa Daniels-Rauterkus
Assistant Professor of English
University of Southern California
American literature;
African American literature;
Critical race & ethnicity studies
Carissa Harris
Associate Professor of English
Temple University
Medieval literature
Greg Laski
Associate Professor of English
U.S. Air Force Academy
19th-/20th-c American literature;
African American literature;
Critical race theory
Jenny Lee
Professor of English
College of Lake County
Classical & Medieval literature;
Confessional poetics
Wendy Roberts
Assistant Professor of English
SUNY - Albany
Early American literature & religion
2011

1 graduate

Joshua Smith
Associate Professor of English
University of Arkansas
Medieval literature;
Multilingualism & literary exchange
2010

4 graduates

Christie Harner
Lecturer of English
Dartmouth College
19th-c British literature;
19th-c colonial literature;
Science & literature
Heidi Kim
Associate Professor of English and Comparative Literature
University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill
20th-c American literature;
Asian American literature;
Other American ethnic literatures
Abram Van Engen
Associate Professor of English, Religion, and Politics
Washington University - St. Louis
Early American literature;
Puritanism & literature
2009

6 graduates

Sarah Blackwood
Associate Professor of English
Pace University
19th-c American literature & visual culture
Peter Jaros
Associate Professor of English
Franklin & Marshall College
Early/Antebellum American literature;
Transatlantic 18th-c literature
Jeffrey Knight
Associate Professor of English
University of Washington
Early modern literature;
History of the book
Janaka Lewis
Associate Professor of English
University of North Carolina - Charlotte
Late 19th-/20th-c American literature;
African American literature
Sarah Mesle
Assistant Teaching Professor of Writing
University of Southern California
American literature;
African American literature
2008

5 graduates

Ashley Byock
Associate Professor of English
Edgewood College
19th-c American literature
Katherine Chiles
Associate Professor of English
University of Tennessee - Knoxville
Early/Antebellum American literature;
African American literature;
Native American studies
Joanne Diaz
Associate Professor of English
Illinois Wesleyan University
Early Modern poetry/drama;
20th-c poetry
Scott Proudfit
Associate Professor of English
Elon University
Early Modern/20th-c drama;
Performance theory
Gayle Rogers
Professor of Literature
University of Pittsburgh
Global modernisms;
Translation theory
2007

4 graduates

Douglas O'Keefe
Lecturer
Auburn University
Ballad opera;
Theory of genre
 
Daniel Gleason
Head of the Upper School
Kingswood Oxford School
20th-/21st-c literature & poetics
2006

5 graduates

Coleman Hutchison
Associate Professor of English
University of Texas - Austin
American literature
Wen Jin
Associate Professor in English
Fudan University, Shanghai
20th-c literature
Jenny Mann
Associate Professor of English
Cornell University
Early Modern literature
John Martin
Scholarly Communications Librarian
University of North Texas
19th-c American literature
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