Recent Job Placements

Even in tight academic job market over the past few years, the Department of English at the University of Chicago has had a strong placement record. The following is a list of our recent placements (the term "assistant professor" indicates a tenure-track position).

2016-2017

  • Hadji Bakara - Assistant Professor, University of Michigan, English

2015-2016

  • Stephanie Anderson - Postdoctoral Fellowship, Tsinghua University/University of Michigan Society of Fellows (in Beijing)
  • Hadji Bakara - Humanities Teaching Scholar, University of Chicago, English
  • David Diamond - Assistant Professor, University of Colorado – Colorado Springs, English
  • David Grubbs - Professor, Brooklyn College and The Graduate Center, CUNY
  • Burke Hilsabeck - Assistant Professor, University of Northern Colorado. English
  • Jonathan Schroeder - Postdoctoral Associate, Yale University, English and the Digital Humanities
  • Johanna Winant - Assistant Professor, West Virginia University, English

2014-2015

  • Laura Aydelotte - Director of Provenance Online Project and CLIR Postdoctoral Fellow, University of Pennsylvania, Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts
  • Rosie Banks - Associate Dean of Instruction, City Colleges of Chicago-Harold Washington College
  • Mary Cohen - Assistant Dean of Graduate Programs, Northwestern University
  • Moacir De Sa Pereira - Faculty Fellow, New York University, English
  • Aeron Hunt - Assistant Professor, Boston College, English
  • Kerri Hunt - Postdoctoral Lecturer, Bogazici University, Istanbul
  • Adam Jernigan - English Teacher, Avenues: The World School
  • Siddharth Satpathy - Associate Professor, KIIT School of Law
  • Henry Scotch - Lecturer, School of the Art Institute of Chicago, Liberal Arts and Managing Editor, Critical Inquiry
  • Brady Smith - Humanities Teaching Scholar, University of Chicago, English
  • Jerome Tharaud - Assistant Professor, Brandeis University, English
  • Rachel Watson - Assistant Professor, Howard University, English
  • Karin Wimbley - Assistant Professor, DePauw University, English
  • Johanna Winant - N.E.H. Postdoctoral Fellow in Poetics, Emory University, Fox Center for Humanistic Inquiry
  • Sharif Youssef - Visiting Assistant Professor, Law, Jurisprudence, and Social Thought, Amherst College

2013-2014

  • Jennifer Atkinson, Lecturer, University of Washington, Bothell, School of Interdisciplinary Arts and Sciences
  • Laura Aydelotte - Postdoctoral Fellow, University of Pennsylvania, Kislak Center for Special Collections, Department of English
  • Richard Bonfiglio - Assistant Professor, Sogang University, Korea, Department of English
  • Laura Kolb - Assistant Professor, Baruch College, CUNY, Department of English
  • Michael Meeuwis - Assistant Professor , Warwick University, UK, Department of English
  • Anahid Nersessian - Assistant Professor, UCLA, Department of English
  • Joongul Paek - Assistant Professor, Ewha Womans University
  • Siddarth Satpathy - Associate Professor, Central University of Hyderabad, Department of English
  • Suzanne Taylor - Faculty Fellow in the Humanities (3 yrs.), University of King's College, The Foundation Year Programme

2012-2013

  • Stephen Arata - Professor of English at the University of Virginia
  • Melissa Barton - Curator, American Literature and Drama, Beinecke Library, Yale University
  • Thomas Balazs - Associate Professor and Associate Department head at University of Tennessee, Chattanooga
  • Janine Barchas - Professor of English at the University of Texas at Austin
  • Ray Black - Assistant in Ethnic Studies, Colorado State (Ft. Collins)
  • Colleen G. Boggs - Professor of English, Director, Leslie Center for the Humanities at Dartmouth College
  • John Briggs - President of the Association of Literary Scholars, Critics, and Writers
  • Jerry W. Carlson - Chair of the Department of Media and Communication Arts at the City College of New York CUNY; Emmy Award winner for an episode in the series Nueva York for role as Senior Producer
  • Mollie Godfrey - Assistant Professor, James Madison University
  • John Havard - Assistant Professor, SUNY Binghamton
  • Megan Heffernan - Assistant Professor, DePaul University
  • Burke Hilsabeck - Visiting Assistant Professor, Oberlin College
  • James Hodge - Assistant Professor, Northwestern University
  • Robert B H Goh - Professor in the Department of English Language and Literature at the National University of Singapore
  • Christopher Hodgkins - Professor of Renaissance Literature and Atlantic World Studies at the University of North Carolina at Greensboro
  • Seth Lerer - Dean of Arts and Humanities at University of California-San Diego
  • Cristanne Miller - Fulbright-Tocqueville Distinguished Chair Award, ACLS Fellowship at University of Paris Diderot
  • Stephanie Murray - Director and Academic Advisor, Assistant Teaching Professor, BXA Intercollege Degree Programs, Carnegie Mellon University
  • Kate Narveson - Professor of English at Luther College
  • William Orchard - Assistant Professor, Queens College
  • Adam Rzepka - Assistant Professor, Montclair State University
  • Siddharth Satpathy - Academic Director, Kalinga Institute of Social Sciences, Buhbaneswar
  • Margaret Soltan - Visiting Professor at Shiv Nadar University, India
  • Eirik Steinhoff - Visiting Assistant Professor, The Evergreen State College
  • Karin Wimbley - Postdoctoral Fellow (1 yr.), DePauw University
  • Nate Wolff - Assistant Professor, Tufts University
  • Abigail Zitin - Assistant Professor, Rutgers University

2011-2012

  • David Alworth - Assistant Professor, Harvard University
  • Rebecca Chung - Assistant Professor, Lawrence Technological University
  • Rachel Eisendrath - Assistant Professor, Barnard College
  • Mollie Godfrey - Visiting Assistant Professor (1 yr.), Bates College
  • David Hahn - Preceptor (3 yrs.), Harvard University Expository Writing Program
  • Andrea Haslanger - Assistant Professor, Tufts University
  • Irene Hsaio - Assistant Professor, National Taipei University of Technology
  • Elizabeth Hutcheon - Assistant Professor, Huntingdon College
  • Adam Jernigan - English Master, the Lawrenceville School
  • Salinda Lewis - Visiting Assistant Professor (2 yrs.), Kenyon College
  • Marie McDonough - Lecturer (1 yr.), Boston University
  • Michael Meeuwis - Assistant Professor, Bilkent University (Turkey)
  • Michelle Menzies - Curator, Adam Art Gallery, Victoria University of Wellington (New Zealand)
  • Jeremy Rosen - Assistant Professor, University of Utah
  • Jerome Tharaud - Postdoctoral Fellow (2 yrs.), University of Wisconsin
  • Karin Wimbley - Visiting Assistant Professor (1 yr.), Knox College
  • Johanna Winant - Lecturer (2 yrs.), College of the Holy Cross
  • Nate Wolff - Program Associate, the American Academy of Arts and Sciences

2010-2011

  • Jennifer Atkinson - Lecturer, Interdisciplinary Arts and Sciences, University of Washington, Bothell
  • Mollie Godfrey - Visiting Assistant Professor (1 yr.), Bates College
  • David Hahn - Preceptor, Harvard University Expository Writing Program
  • Andrea Haslanger - Teaching Fellow (1 yr.), University of Exeter
  • Shannon Herbert - Associate Professor, Santa Monica College
  • Jim Hodge - Postdoctoral Associate (1 yr.), Duke University
  • Elizabeth Hutcheon - Visiting Assistant Professor (1 yr.), Huntingdon College
  • Josh Kotin - Assistant Professor, Princeton University
  • Salinda Lewis - Visiting Instructor (1 yr.), Kenyon College
  • Marie McDonough - Lecturer (1 yr.), Boston University
  • Anahid Nersessian - Assistant Professor, Columbia University
  • Tom Perrin - Assistant Professor, Huntingdon College
  • Michael Robbins - Visiting Assistant Professor, University of Southern Mississippi
  • Jason Yost - Visiting Assistant Professor (3 yr.), Kalamazoo College

2009-2010

  • Jonathan Berliner - Research Assistant Professor, Claremont Graduate University
  • Richard Bonfiglio - Visiting Assistant Professor (3 yrs.), Sogang University, South Korea
  • Mollie Godfrey - Visiting Assistant Professor (1 yr.), Bates College
  • Shannon Herbert, Assistant Professor, Santa Monica College
  • William Junker - Assistant Professor, University of St. Thomas
  • Salinda Lewis - Marilyn Yarbrough Dissertation/Teaching Fellowship, Kenyon College
  • Marisa O'Connor - Lecturer (1 yr.), Johns Hopkins University
  • William Orchard - Assistant Professor, Colby College
  • Vaughn Rasberry - Assistant Professor, Stanford University
  • Matthias Regan - Visiting Assistant Professor (3 yrs.), North Central College
  • Hristomir Stanev - Assistant Professor, University of Louisville
  • Hilary Strang - Deputy Director, Master of Arts Program in Humanities, University of Chicago
  • Abigail Zitin - Assistant Professor, Trinity University

2008-2009

  • Neil Chudgar - Assistant Professor, Macalester College
  • Eurie Dahn - Assistant Professor, College of Saint Rose
  • Bo Earle - Assistant Professor, University of British Columbia
  • Noelle Gallagher - Associate Professor, Division of English, American Studies, and Creative Writing, University of Manchester
  • Vaughn Rasberry - IHUM Postdoctoral Fellow, Stanford University
  • Matthias Regan - Lecturer (1 yr.), University of Chicago
  • Sarah Rivett - Assistant Professor, Princeton University
  • Hristomir Stanev - Postdoctoral Fellow (1 yr.), Washington University in St. Louis

2007-2008

  • Jonathan Berliner - Mellon Postdoctoral Fellow, University of Southern California
  • Suzanne Edwards - Assistant Professor, Lehigh University
  • Kathleen Frederickson - Assistant Professor, University of California, Davis
  • Noelle Gallagher - Postdoctoral Fellow, McGill University
  • Ora Gelley - Assistant Professor, North Carolina State University-Raleigh
  • Heather Keenleyside - Assistant Professor, University of Chicago
  • Sarah Keller - Assistant Professor, Colby College
  • Joanne Myers - Assistant Professor, Gettysburg College
  • TreaAndrea Russworm - Assistant Professor, University of Massachusetts Amherst
  • Donald M. Shaffer, Jr. - Assistant Professor of English and African American Studies, Mississippi State University (MSU)
  • Babli Sinha - Assistant Professor, Kalamazoo College
  • Deborah Weiss - Assistant Professor, University of Alabama

2006-2007

  • Garth Bond - Assistant Professor, Lawrence University
  • Suzanne Edwards - Visiting Professor (1 yr.), Lehigh University
  • Jon Enfield - Lecturer in Creative Writing, University of Southern California
  • Aishwarya Lakshmi - Assistant Professor, Hamilton College
  • Yvette Piggush - Assistant Professor, College of St. Benedict and St. John's University

2005-2006

  • Bo Earle - Postdoctoral Fellowship (3 yrs.), Stanford University
  • Chris Freeburg - Assistant Professor, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
  • Jim Hannan - Assistant Professor, Le Moyne College
  • Andrew Hebard - Associate Professor and Director of the Literature Program, Miami University of Ohio
  • Jean Ma - Assistant Professor, Stanford University
  • Lisa Outar - Assistant Professor, St. Johns University
  • Emily Rena-Dozier - Tutor, St. Johns University at Sante Fe
  • Babli Sinha - Mellon Postdoctoral Fellowship, University of California, Los Angeles
  • Catherine Skeen - Post-doc Fellowship, Villanova University
  • Jason Yost - Visiting Assistant Professor, University of California, Los Angeles

2004-2005

  • Jee Hyun An - Assistant Professor, Seoul National University
  • Zarena Aslami - Assistant Professor, Michigan State University
  • Susan Avril - Adjunct Professor, Wright College
  • Tony Brown - Assistant Professor, University of Minnesota, the Twin Cities
  • Oliver Gaycken - Assistant Professor, Temple University
  • David Grubbs, Assistant Professor, Brooklyn College (Conservatory of Music)
  • Matt Hofer - Assistant Professor, University of New Mexico
  • Aeron Hunt - Assistant Professor, University of New Mexico
  • Stephen Lewis - Assistant Professor, Franciscan University at Steubenville
  • Joanne Myers - Postdoctoral Fellowship (2 yrs.), Valparaiso University
  • Jennifer Peterson - Assistant Professor, University of Colorado at Boulder
  • Andrew Rabin - Assistant Professor, University of Louisville
  • Sarah Rivett - Assistant Professor, Washington University
  • Anna Siomopoulos - Assistant Professor, Bentley College

2003-2004

  • Paula Amad - Assistant Professor, University of Iowa
  • Martha Bohrer - Assistant Professor, Trinity College
  • Jonathan Field - Assistant Professor, Clemson University
  • Terri Francis - Assistant Professor, Yale University
  • Oliver Gaycken - Assistant Professor, York University (Toronto)
  • Andrew Hebard - Two Year Assistant Professorship, Agnes Scott College
  • Stephen Lewis - Assistant Professor, St. Joseph's College
  • Victoria Olwell - Assistant Professor, University of Virginia
  • Lauri Ramey - Director of the Center for Contemporary Poetry and Poetics, Professor of English and Creative Writing, California State University - Los Angeles
  • Jonathan Sachs - Assistant Professor, Concordia University in Montreal

2002-2003

  • Zarena Aslami - Post-doc four year Harper-Schmidt Fellowship, University of Chicago
  • Michael Goode - Assistant Professor, Syracuse University
  • Bonnie Gunzenhauser - Interim Dean of the College of Arts & Sciences, Roosevelt University
  • Andrew Hebard - Post-doc Lecturer, Harvard University & Boston University
  • Hana Layson - Assistant Professor, Northern Illinois University
  • Jean Ma - Assistant Professor, Bard College
  • Stacey Margolis - Assistant Professor, University of Utah
  • Yolanda Padilla - Assistant Professor, University of Pennsylvania
  • Jolynn Parker - Adjunct Professor, Syracuse University
  • Richard Pettengill - Assistant Professor, Lake Forest College
  • Andrew Rathmann - Assistant Professor, National Chengchi University (Taipei, Taiwan)
  • Margaret Shannon - Coordinator of Writing and Reading Center, Long Beach City College
  • Emily Shelton - Post-doc Lecturer, Fine Arts Work Center at Provincetown
  • Robert Spadoni - Assistant Professor, Case Western Reserve University
  • Mary Trull - Associate Professor, St. Olaf College
  • Paul Young - Assistant Professor, Vanderbilt University