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Department Profile: 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: Department Profile: Alum Emily Hershman ’12

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Department Profile: Alum Catherine (Coelho) Riley ’10

Hometown: Hilmar, CA Major/Minor: Majors in English and Communication, minor in Spanish  Current Employment: Part-Time Assistant Professor, WFU Department of Communication, Owner and Director, Great American Writer’s Camp What role has the English major played in your career path?  English was my double, “just for fun” major. That’s what I… Continue Reading: Department Profile: Alum Catherine (Coelho) Riley ’10

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Department Profile: Alum Mackenzie Kozak ’13

Hometown: Appleton, Wisconsin (current home is Asheville, NC) Major/Minor: BA English with a minor in Studio Art Current Employment: Nonprofit assistant by day & poet by night What role has the English major played in your career path? Majoring in English, particularly at Wake Forest, allowed me the rare freedom… Continue Reading: Department Profile: Alum Mackenzie Kozak ’13

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English Department alum Alyssa Walter featured in Deacon Spotlight

Alyssa Walter graduated with a BA in English in 2012 and currently works as a Senior Studio Manager at SoulCycle in New York, NY. Find her full interview in Deacon Spotlight here. 

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Department Profile: Alum Sarah Hendricks ’15

Hometown: Vienna, VA Major/Minor: BA English, with minors in Journalism and Sociology Current Employment: Associate Editor at DEFY Media What Role Has the English major played in your career path?  Less than a week after graduating from college in 2015, I started as an intern at Gurl.com, a website for… Continue Reading: Department Profile: Alum Sarah Hendricks ’15

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