The Department of English offers a 30 hour program of study leading to the Master of Arts degree in English. The Department of English also offers a 48-hour program of study leading to the Master of Fine Arts in Creative Writing (MFA-CW) degree.

Graduate students in English may: prepare for careers of teaching on the college and pre-college levels; engage in literary research and composition on advanced levels; prepare for further advanced study and degrees; or pursue other pre-professional goals.

Follow

Theses/Dissertations from 2018

PDF

Everything Broken is Waiting to Be Fixed, Jake Russell Bingham

PDF

Talking Sports: Rhetorical Benefits Of Blogging Sports Journalism, Lucas Green

Soup Beans, Savannah Korey Marlow

Bridezilla Descends Upon Tokyo and Other Strange Stories, Katherine McMullen

PDF

Designing the Teacher: Applying 'Design Thinking' to Improve Composition Pedagogy and Practice, Jordan Nicole Newman

PDF

The Mind's Eye: Visualizing Montage Theory, Eric Cody Smothers

PDF

One Lonely Line, Carissa Stevens

PDF

Finding the Self, Brenda Thomas

Theses/Dissertations from 2017

Religious Poetry and the Red Dot, Lori Curry

PDF

Breaking the Binary: Negotiating Space and Power in Course-Embedded Consulting, Courtnie Jude Morin

The Art of Sungazing, Jane Ann Mortkowitz

A Sylvan Convergence, Jennifer Anne Parks

Sequence, Deri Ross Pryor

PDF

Whitman And The Elegy: Mythologizing Lincoln And The Poetic Reconstruction Of Mourning, Brytani Raymond

PDF

(Re)Writing Woman with "The Laugh of the Medusa" and AntiOedipus, Samantha Rodgers

PDF

Masks of the Dark Goddess in Arthurian Literature: Origin and Evolution of Morgan le Fay, John Christopher Shearer

Farpointe: The Ice Princess Chronicles: Book 2, Kelsey Shea Weber

Theses/Dissertations from 2016

Going Home, Clinton Blake

PDF

Come, Set a Spell: A Novel in Stories, Ansley M. Bredar

Sorry Horses, Douglas Forrest Brewer

Grave Desires, Lisa Ann Chapman

Rail and Tie, Rebecca Daff

Collected Snow Globes, Bernard Fredrick Deville

Saw Briers, Cecile Gale Dixon

Barefoot and Bindi-ed, Kristian Goli

Panspermia, Lance Hood

PDF

Female Agency in Religious Disassembly of Culture: Where Do Women Fit In?, Megan Elizabeth Kirby

Butterflies Thrive On Octane, Phillip Wenturine

Theses/Dissertations from 2015

Esoterika, Michael Jernigan

a people blessed, a land teeming, Jay McCoy

Crafting Dreams of Lucid Shape, Joseph Allen Nichols

Bitter Relish, Heather Noland

Sarah Across America, Christopher Rowe

Saudade, Whitnee Elaine Thorp

Theses/Dissertations from 2014

PDF

The Consort, Cynthia Ann Behunin

An Envoy, Courtney Anne Combs

Animal People, Mary Rachael Hamm

This Is How You Live, James Andrew Hartman

Sleeper Cell, Jennifer Jordan Hartman

PDF

Ellipses of Gravel, Brandyn Christian Johnson

PDF

Fragments of Joshua, Bruce Chandler Lewis

Judgment, Joseph M. Mau

We Bare All, Wesley Shane Parsons

Rhaptein/Aidein, Kristen Roach Thompson

Saul Cyriaque & the Siren of Jean Lafitte, Laura E. Wooffitt

Theses/Dissertations from 2013

PDF

"It's Like We Were Being Watched ... Like There Were Only 3 Walls, And Not a Fourth Wall": Manifestations of Metafiction in Buffy the Vampire Slayer, Caleb Randall Dempsey-Richardson

Confessions of a Scaredy Cat, Todd King

Like So Many Purple Boughs, Lisa M. Schmidley

Theses/Dissertations from 2012

PDF

Civilian Aviation Screening: A Time-Series Analysis of Confiscated Firearms at Screening Checkpoints, Shon Agard

PDF

Subversive Liminality and Ideological Warfare: The Zombie Mash-Up as Resistance to Hypermasculine Revenge Narratives Post-9/11, Veronica L. Cooper

The Painted Box, Veronica Louise Harryman

PDF

The Black Gum Well, Carolyn Ruth Pennington

PDF

The Rhetorical Criteria of Kennedy's Camelot, Stacy Fawn Wilder

Theses/Dissertations from 2011

PDF

Postwar Media Manifestations and Don DeLillo, Joshua Adam Boldt

PDF

Identity, Reality, and Truth in Memoirs from the Iraq and Afghanistan Wars, Travis L. Martin

PDF

We May or May Not Rock You, Ryan Matthew Rodgers