Grad Landings

Grad Landings: Daniel Pfeiffer ’22 (Ph.D) to Choice Magazine

We’d like to congratulate Daniel Pfeiffer ’22 (Ph.D), as he has just accepted a position as Social Sciences Editor for Choice Magazine, the publication of the Association of College and Research Libraries, which is a division of the American Library Association. We’d also like to extend congratulations to Dan’s dissertation committee: major advisor Associate Professor […]

Write On, Black Girl! Initiative Invites Black Girls to Speak Their Truth

by Emily Graham, ’22 (CLAS) In conjunction with the newly-established literary magazine of the same name, PhD candidate Kiedra Taylor, ‘24 hosted Write On, Black Girl!, a writing retreat dedicated to the crafting of narratives written by Black girls and young women. Sitting down with Emily Graham, Ms. Taylor spoke of how the retreat went; […]

Grad Landings: Brian Sneeden ’19 (Ph.D) to Manchester Met University

We’d like to congratulate Brian Sneeden ’19 (Ph.D), as he has accepted an offer to join the faculty at Manchester Metropolitan University in Manchester, England. As a permanent Lecturer of English, he will be teaching in the MA programs for Publishing and Creative Writing. We’d also like to congratulate Penelope Pelizzon, major advisor, and Mary […]

Grad Landings: Laura Godfrey ’20 to National Council for the Social Studies

Laura Godfrey ’20 (CLAS, Ph.D.) has just accepted a new position as Editor for Social Studies and the Young Learner within the National Council for the Social Studies. We’d like to congratulate her committee: Fiona Somerset, Major Advisor; Sherri Olson and Bob Hasenfratz, Associate Advisors; and external readers, Thomas Long and Joshua Easterling. Congratulations, Laura!

Grad Landings: Beth Reinwald ’21 to SUNY New Paltz

Beth Reinwald ’21 (CLAS, Ph.D.) has accepted a position as Visiting Assistant Professor in British Literature and Shakespeare at the State University of New York, New Paltz. Please join us in applauding Beth and her committee: Greg Semenza, advisor; and Claire King’oo and Jean Marsden, associate advisors. Congrats, Beth!

Grad Landings: Alex Gatten ’21 to Rutgers University

We would like to congratulate Alex Gatten ’21 (CLAS, Ph.D.), who has just accepted a new position as an Instructional Designer at Rutgers University. Alex has been a vital member of the UConn English community as the Associate Director of First Year Writing. In his new role, he will be working with the Master of […]