Job Placements

English Program Data

    (PhD admissions, enrollment, degree completion, and career outcomes data)

    Placement within the first five years of degree completion (2012-2017)

      Class of 2012

      • Professor of English, Harvard University
      • Associate Dean of Instruction, Harold Washington College
      • Curator, American Literature and Drama, Yale University
      • Associate Dean, Professional Programs, University of Chicago
      • Assistant Professor/Chair, Barnard College
      • Visiting Assistant Professor of Media Studies, Oberlin College
      • English Master, Lawrenceville School
      • Chief Investment Officer, Osprey Capital LLC
      • Assistant Professor, Colby College
      • Assistant Admissions Dean, Cornell University
      • Assistant Professor, University of Hyderabad
      • Adjunct Lecturer, University of Illinois at Chicago
      • Visiting Assistant Professor, Knox College
      • Visiting Assistant Professor, Evergreen State College

      Class of 2013

      • Assistant Professor, SUNY Binghamton
      • Director of Programs, Illinois Humanities
      • Director of Provenance Online Project and CLIR Post-Doctoral Fellow, UPenn
      • Freelance Writer, Thomas Riggs and Company
      • Senior Writer, UPenn Department of Radiology

      Class of 2014

      • Taxonomy Analyst, Indeed.com
      • Lecturer, The School at the Art Institute of Chicago
      • Lecturer, The School at the Art Institute of Chicago
      • Managing Editor, Critical Inquiry
      • Post-Doctoral Scholar, Emory University
      • Assistant Professor, New York University
      • Assistant Professor, Baruch College CUNY

      Class of 2015

      • Assistant Professor of English, University of Colorado at Colorado Springs
      • Adjunct Faculty, St. John Fisher College
      • Master of Arts Program in the Humanities Preceptor, University of Chicago
      • Editorial Services Consultant, Makere Institute of Social Research
      • Humanities Teaching Scholar, University of Chicago
      • Instructor, St. John’s Community College

      Class of 2016

      • Postdoctoral Fellowship, Tsinghua University/University of Michigan Society of Fellows (in Beijing)
      • Assistant Professor of English and Comparative Literary Studies, University of Warwick
      • Humanities Teaching Scholar, University of Chicago
      • Assistant Professor, University of Northern Colorado
      • Postdoctoral Associate in English and Digital Humanities, Yale University
      • Assistant Professor, West Virginia University

      Class of 2017

      • Assistant Professor, University of Michigan
      • Humanities Teaching Scholar, University of Chicago
      • Humanities Teaching Scholar, University of Chicago
      • Humanities Teaching Scholar, University of Chicago
      • Associate Director, Interdisciplinary Humanities Center, University of California, Santa Barbara
      • High Intensity Practice Writing Teacher, Avenues: The World School NYC
      • Visiting Assistant Professor, Hamilton College
      • Lecturer, School of the Art Institute of Chicago

      Placement within ten years of degree completion (2007-2011)

      Class of 2007

      • Lecturer, School of Culture and Communication, University of Melbourne
      • Assistant Professor, Hamilton College
      • Assistant Professor, St. John’s University
      • Assistant Professor, Florida International University
      • Assistant Professor, University of Manchester

      Class of 2008

      • Associate Professor, University of Chicago
      • Assistant Professor, Colby College
      • Assistant Professor, University of Massachusetts at Amherst
      • Research Assistant Professor, Claremont Graduate University
      • Senior Affiliated Faculty, Emerson College

      Class of 2009

      • Full-Time Lecturer, University of Washington
      • Communications Consultant and founder, Chudgar
      • Associate Professor, College of Saint Rose
      • Associate Professor, Stanford University
      • Associate Professor, University of Louisville
      • Associate Professor, Sogang University
      • Assistant Professor, James Madison University

      Class of 2010

      • Associate Professor, Santa Monica College
      • Content Manager, Grant Thornton LLP

      Class of 2011

      • Assistant Professor, Colorado State University
      • Novelist, Columnist
      • Assistant Professor, Northwestern University
      • Assistant Professor, University of St. Thomas
      • Associate Professor, Princeton University
      • Associate Director and Academic Advisor, Carnegie Mellon University
      • Associate Professor, University of California, Los Angeles
      • Associate Provost and Associate Professor of English at Huntingdon College
      • Author and Poet; Assistant Professor, Montclair State University
      • Assistant Professor, University of Utah
      • Assistant Professor, Montclair State University
      • Assistant Professor, Brandeis University
      • Assistant Professor, Rutgers University
      • Visiting Assistant Professor of Law, Jurisprudence and Social Thought, Amherst College
      • Lecturer of English, Clemson University