Sydney Adams is a senior English and philosophy major from Conway, S.C. As a soon to be graduating Senior, Adams shared her experience as an English major at Clemson, and how her experience impacted her time here on campus. … Continue readingDouble Major Spotlight: Senior English and Philosophy Student, Sydney Adams
So you want to go to graduate school but you don’t know where to start. Look no further! We have information from Dr. William Stockton, Director of Graduate Studies, and current graduate student, Allison Daniels, to give you tips on the application process. … Continue readingSo You Want to Apply to Grad School?
Not only are Victoria Houser and Shauna Chung working toward their doctorates in Rhetorics, but they are co-teaching Clemson’s First Year Composition class while doing so. Victoria and Shauna won an award celebrating their demonstration of excellence in teaching first-year writing Victoria won the Adobe Creative Teaching Award for First-Year Writing. This award is presented to one graduate student who excels in teaching with technology using the Adobe Creative Suite. Shauna won the Thomas E. Douglass Award for Excellence in Teaching. This award is presented to the graduate teaching assistants who best exemplify the high standards of teaching Prof. Douglass promoted and practiced throughout his tenure in the English Department. … Continue readingFaculty Profile: Victoria Houser and Shauna Chung
With her 13 years of service as Director of Clemson’s first-year Composition program, Dr. Haynes has had monumental impact upon the entire university and its students. Last year, Dr. Susanna Ashton nominated her for The Thomas Green Clemson Award, an award that recognizes a faculty or staff member for exemplary contributions to the university. … Continue readingTalking with Dr. Cynthia Haynes
Meet new faculty member Dr. Maya Hislop! Brooklyn, New York, native Hislop is a fresh face to Clemson’s English Department. Having received her undergraduate degree from Williams College in 2011, Hislop also earned a doctoral degree from the University of Virginia, specializing in 20th and 21st century American and African American literature. … Continue readingFaculty Spotlight: Dr. Maya Hislop
In a continuation of the Clemson English Department’s mission to disperse profiles of some of its talented professors, we turn our attention to Dr. Brian Smith. Dr. Smith received his PhD in comparative literature from Emory University and is currently a visiting assistant professor at Clemson. … Continue readingFaculty Profile: Dr. Brian Smith
Dr. Matt Hooley is one of Clemson English Department’s latest hires. He began his role as a professor of Environmental Humanities and Native Studies at Clemson in the fall of 2017. Recently, I had the pleasure of getting to know Dr. Hooley when I spoke to him about his life and career, his thoughts on Clemson, and his plans for the future. … Continue readingFaculty Profile: Dr. Matt Hooley