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2007-2009 Catalog 
2007-2009 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]


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Program Director: Dr. Thomas Foster

Program Faculty: Professors Robert Barnett, Stephen Bernstein, Thomas Foster, Jan Furman, Frederic Svoboda, D.J. Trela, Jacqueline Zeff; Associate Professors Jan Bernsten, Kazuko Hiramatsu, Alicia Kent, Mary Jo Kietzman; Assistant Professors Anjili Babbar, Jacob Blumner, Suzanne Knight, Stephanie Roach, Annemarie Toebosch; Lecturers Maureen Thum, Jan Worth-Nelson

Program Mission and Assessment

The MA in English Language and Literature encourages a broad study of historical, theoretical, and methodological research and texts in the areas of literature, writing, composition studies, linguistics, literacy and English pedagogy. The program reflects the English Department’s uniquely interdisciplinary nature and its commitment to nurturing, in a seminar-based approach, independent researchers, teachers, and lifelong learners. The Program participates in the University-wide effort to assess its academic programs. Information on assessment plans, including goals, methods and outcomes is available at

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