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Department of English

The Department of English proudly fulfills its mission through excellence and innovation in teaching, outstanding research and creative activities, public engagement and distinctive cultural alliances, all within an environment that fosters inclusiveness. English study trains students in textual analysis, communication, and critical thinking, thus preparing our students for any job requiring imaginative thinking, analytical thinking, and/or communication skills.


McKay Moon
May 30, 2022

Congratulations to Prof. Becka McKay on publication of her poem—“For Moon, Read Moon”—in the latest issue of Permafrost.

Superheros and Excess Review
May 27, 2022

Congratulations to Prof. Eric Berlatsky on publication of a book review—"Superheroes and Excess, an Oxymoron: A Review Essay"—in International Journal of Comic Art Blog.

ibis artifact
May 25, 2022

Congratulations to recent MFA alum Haley Keane on publication of her poem, "Ibis Reincarnated," in Gulf Stream Literary Magazine, Issue 30 (Spring 2022).

May 23, 2022

Prof. Papatya Bucak has published a craft essay, "Redefining Ornament: An Argument for the (Seemingly) Inessential," at Fiction Writers Review.

Palm Trees / Grass Field
May 20, 2022

Congratulations to Professor Susan Mitchell on publication of a poem, “Thicket,” in Plant-Human Quarterly Issue 4.

English Alumni ALL ALUMNI

Ashley George
Ashley George

Ashley George earned a bachelor's degree in English with a concentration in Writing and Rhetoric in Spring 2017. She received departmental honors for completing the thesis program and college honors for her GPA. She was recently... more

Danielle Powell
Danielle Powell

Danielle Powell graduated magna cum laude from Florida Atlantic University in 2017 with a Bachelor of Arts in English. While an undergrad, she was a member of the English Honors program, was on the Dean's Honors List, and... more

Shauna Mogan
Shauna Mogan

Shauna Mogan earned a Bachelor of Arts in English with a concentration in Renaissance Literature from FAU in 2014. She currently works as a teacher at Cooper City High School where she instructs 10th Grade English/English... more

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