Professor Melissa Jenkins receives 2019 Schoonmaker Award

Associate Professor of English Literature Melissa Jenkins received the Donald O. Schoonmaker Faculty Award for Community Service at the 2019 Founders’ Day Convocation in Wait Chapel. The Schoonmaker award is given each year to a faculty member who demonstrates extraordinary community service.  Professor Jenkins’s commitment to community service is reflected… Continue Reading: Professor Melissa Jenkins receives 2019 Schoonmaker Award

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Meet Dr. Randi Saloman, Assistant Teaching Professor of Literature

Professor Randi Saloman is a scholar of nineteenth and twentieth-century British literature. She did her undergraduate work at Columbia University in New York City, where she double-majored in English and Classics. Unfortunately, she has since forgotten nearly all of the Latin and Greek she learned—aside from some Catullus poems and… Continue Reading: Meet Dr. Randi Saloman, Assistant Teaching Professor of Literature

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Meet Alum Emily Hershman ’12

  Hometown: Leesburg, Virginia Major/Minor: Major in English and double minor in History and Women’s and Gender Studies Current Employment: Mellon Postdoctoral Fellow at the University of Notre Dame What role has the English major played in your career path? After taking my first English course (an American literature survey during fall… Continue Reading: Meet Alum Emily Hershman ’12

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