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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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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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English Department alum Sarah Pirovitz featured in Deacon Spotlight

English Department alum Sarah Pirovitz was recently featured in the University’s Deacon Spotlight. Pirovitz graduated with a BA in English in 2010 and currently works as an editor for Oxford University Press. Click here to see the interview.

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