Grad Landings

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: 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 […]

Grad Landings: Arpita Mandal to Mount Holyoke College

Arpita Mandal ’21 (CLAS, Ph.D) has accepted a one-year visiting lecture position at Mount Holyoke College in Massachusetts. She will be teaching twentieth and twenty-first century transnational literature. In addition, we’d like to congratulate Arpita’s committee: major advisor Eleni Coundouriotis, as well as associate advisors Bhakti Shringarpure and Patrick Hogan. Congratulations, Arpita!

Matthew Jones (PhD ’20) to University of Florida

Matthew Jones (PhD ’20) has accepted a permanent Lecturer position at the University of Florida’s University Writing Program. In addition to teaching advanced writing courses for the department, he will be working with universities across the globe to establish deeper international partnerships between various academic institutions. Congratulations, Matthew!