Recent PhD Student Placements

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NameFirst PositionCurrent Position
Melissa Bianchi
(PhD, Summer 2018)
Assistant Professor of Writing and Communication, Nova Southeastern University, Davie, FL ( tenure-track )Assistant Professor of Writing and Communication, Nova Southeastern University, Davie, FL ( tenure-track )
Anthony Coman
(PhD, Summer 2018)
Lecturer, University Writing Program, University of Florida, Gainesville, FLLecturer, University Writing Program, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL
Shaun Duke
(PhD, Summer 2018)
Assistant Professor of English, Bemidji State University, Bemidji, MN ( tenure-track )Assistant Professor of English, Bemidji State University, Bemidji, MN ( tenure-track )
Mandisa Haarhof
(PhD, Summer 2018)
Lecturer of African Literature and Culture, University of Cape Town, South Africa ( tenure-track )Lecturer of African Literature and Culture, University of Cape Town, South Africa ( tenure-track )
Sarah Kniesler
(PhD, Summer 2018)
English Teacher, Tabor Academy (Preparatory School Grades 9-12), Marion, MAEnglish Teacher, Tabor Academy (Preparatory School Grades 9-12), Marion, MA
Kyle Bohunicky
(PhD, Spring 2018)
Assistant Professor, Digital Worlds Institute, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL​ ( tenure-track )Assistant Professor, Digital Worlds Institute, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL​ ( tenure-track )
Lauren Glenn
(PhD, Spring 2018)
Instructor, School of Rhetoric, Providence Preparatory School, Belton, TX​Instructor, School of Rhetoric, Providence Preparatory School, Belton, TX​
Jacob Greene
(PhD, Spring 2018)
Assistant Professor of English, Arizona State University, Tempe, AZ ( tenure-track )Assistant Professor of English, Arizona State University, Tempe, AZ ( tenure-track )
Lauren Pilcher
(PhD, Spring 2018)
Lecturer in English, Georgia College, Milledgeville, GA​Lecturer in English, Georgia College, Milledgeville, GA​
Aaron Beveridge
(PhD, Summer 2017)
Assistant Professor of Digital Rhetoric, Dept. of English, University of North Carolina, Greensboro, NC​ ( tenure-track )Assistant Professor of Digital Rhetoric, Dept. of English, University of North Carolina, Greensboro, NC​ ( tenure-track )
Poushali Bhadury
(PhD, Summer 2017)
Assistant Professor of Children's Literature, Dept. of English, Middle Ten​sessee State University, Murfreesboro, TN​​ ( tenure-track )Assistant Professor of Children's Literature, Dept. of English, Middle Ten​sessee State University, Murfreesboro, TN​​ ( tenure-track )
Randi Gill-Sadler
(PhD, Summer 2017)
Assistant Professor of English, Lafayette College, Easton, PN ( tenure-track )Assistant Professor of English, Lafayette College, Easton, PN​​ ( tenure-track )
Yen Loh
(PhD, Summer 2017)
Continuing Lecturer, University of Nevada-Reno, Reno, NVContinuing Lecturer, University of Nevada-Reno, Reno, NV
Arun Pokhrel
(PhD, Summer 2017)
Visiting Assistant Professor of English, Oklahoma State University, Stillwater, OKVisiting Assistant Professor of English, Oklahoma State University, Stillwater, OK
Dhanashree Thorat
(PhD, Summer 2017)
Postdoctoral Researcher, Institute for Digital Research in the Humanities​, University of Kansas, Lawrence, KSPostdoctoral Researcher, Institute for Digital Research in the Humanities​, University of Kansas, Lawrence, KS
Berit Brink
(PhD, Fall 2016)
Lecturer in American Studies, University of Groningen, NetherlandsLecturer in American Studies, University of Groningen, Netherlands
Andrea Caloiaro
(PhD, Summer 2016)
Postdoctoral Instructor, University Writing Program, University of Florida, Gainesville, FLPostdoctoral Instructor, University Writing Program, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL
Anuja Madan
(PhD, Summer 2016)
Assistant Professor of English, Kansas State University, Manhattan, KS ( tenure-track )Assistant Professor of English, Kansas State University, Manhattan, KS ( tenure-track )
Rachel Slivon
(PhD, Summer 2016)
Communication Lecturer, Warrington College of Business Administration, University of Florida, Gainesville, FLCommunication Lecturer, Warrington College of Business Administration, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL
Scott Sundvall
(PhD, Summer 2016)
Director of the Center for Writing and Communication, University of Memphis, Memphis, TNAssistant Professor, Department of English, and Director of the Center for Writing and Communication, University of Memphis, Memphis, TN (tenure-track)
Mariko Turk
(PhD, Summer 2016)
Instructor, Department of English and Foreign Languages, Augusta University, Augusta, GAInstructor, Department of English and Foreign Languages, Augusta University, Augusta, GA
Andrew Wilson
(PhD, Summer 2016)
Instructor, Department of English, University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa, ALInstructor, Department of English, University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa, AL
Nat Deyo
(PhD, Spring 2016)
Postdoctoral Fellow, University Writing Program, University of Florida, Gainesville, FLLecturer in English, Miami College, Coral Gables, FL
Gabe Mayora
(PhD, Spring 2016)
Postdoctoral Fellow, American Studies Program, Franklin and Marshall College, Lancaster, PAPostdoctoral Fellow, American Studies Program, Franklin and Marshall College, Lancaster, PA
Casey Wilson
(PhD, Spring 2016)
Marion L. Brittain Postdoctoral Fellow, Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, GAMarion L. Brittain Postdoctoral Fellow, Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, GA
Kevin Sherman
(PhD, Spring 2016)
Lecturer, School of Cinema, San Francisco State University, San Francisco, CACinema Department Faculty, City College of San Francisco, San Francisco, CA ( tenure-track )
Brittany Roberts
(PhD, Spring 2016)
Assistant Professor of English, Broward CollegePembroke Pines, FL ( tenure-track )Assistant Professor of English, Broward CollegePembroke Pines, FL ( tenure-track )
Jackie Amorim
(PhD, 2015)
Instructor, Florida International UniversityInstructor, Florida International University
Lyndsay Brown
(PhD, Summer 2015)
Marion L. Brittain Postdoctoral Fellow, Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, GAMarion L. Brittain Postdoctoral Fellow, Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, GA
Sara Dustin
(PhD, Spring 2015)
Professor of English, Edison State CollegeProfessor of English, Florida Southwestern College, Clearwater, FL ( tenure-track )
Rebekah Fitzsimmons
(PhD, 2015)
Temporary Full-Time Lecturer, School of Literature, Media and Communication, Georgia TechTemporary Full-Time Lecturer, School of Literature, Media and Communication, Georgia Tech
Justin Grant
(PhD, 2015)
Instructor, Florida International UniversityInstructor, Florida International University
Sarah Hayes
(PhD, 2015)
Professor of English, Seminole State CollegeProfessor of English, Seminole State ( tenure-track )
Todd Jurgess
(PhD, 2015)
Visiting Instructor, University of South FloridaVisiting Instructor, University of South Florida
Andrea Krafft
(PhD, Summer 2015)
Marion L. Brittain Postdoctoral Fellow, Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, GAMarion L. Brittain Postdoctoral Fellow, Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, GA
David Lawrimore
(PhD, 2015)
Assistant Professor, Idaho State University ( tenure-track )Assistant Professor, Idaho State University ( tenure-track )
Melissa Loucks
(PhD, 2015)
Assistant Professor of English, New Mexico Military InsituteAssistant Professor of English, New Mexico Military Insitute
Missy Molloy
(PhD, Summer 2015)
Visiting Instructor, University of South Florida, St. Petersburg, FLLecturer, School of English, Film, Theatre and Media Studies​, University of Wellington-Victoria, New Zealand ( Permanent )
Joe Weakland
(PhD, Summer 2015)
Marion L. Brittain Postdoctoral Fellow, Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, GAMarion L. Brittain Postdoctoral Fellow, Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, GA
Steven Addcox
(PhD, 2014)
Brittain Fellowship, Georgia TechUpper School English Teacher, The Westminster Schools, Atlanta, GA
Kristin Allukian
(PhD, 2014)
Brittain Fellowship, Georgia TechAssistant Professor of American Literature before 1900, University of South Florida ( tenure-track )
Robin Brooks
(PhD, 2014)
Provost Postdoctoral Scholar, University of South FloridaAssistant Professor, Africana Studies, University of Pittsburgh
Mauro Carassai
(PhD, 2014)
Brittain Fellowship, Georgia TechAssistant Professor, California State University Northridge ( tenure-track )
Tania Darlington
(PhD, Fall 2014)
Assistant Professor, Northwestern State University of Louisiana, Natchitoches, LAAssistant Professor, Northwestern State University of Louisiana, Natchitoches, LA
Kristin Denslow
(PhD, 2014)
Lecturer in Composition, University of Wisconsin - Green BayAssistant Professor of English, Southwestern Adventist University, Keene, TX ( tenure-track )
Christopher Garland
(PhD, 2014)
Assistant Professor, Professional Writing/English Dept., University of Southern Mississippi ( tenure-track )Assistant Professor, Professional Writing/English Dept., University of Southern Mississippi ( tenure-track )
Emily McCann
(PhD, 2014)
Senior Program Officer, Washington DC-region, AAUPExecutive Director, Miracle Strip Service Unit (Florida Education Association)
Emily Murphy
(PhD, 2014)
Writing Lecturer, New York University of ShanghaiWriting Lecturer, New York University of Shanghai
Hershel Shepard
(PhD, Summer 2014)
Professor of English, Florida State College, Jacksonville, FL ( tenure-track )Professor of English, Florida State College, Jacksonville, FL ( tenure-track )
Caroline Stone Short
(PhD, 2014)
Instructional Design Coordinator, Shadow HealthInstructional Design Coordinator, Shadow Health
Matt Snyder
(PhD, 2014)
Lecturer, University of California, MercedLecturer, University of California, Merced
Sarah Traphagen
(PhD, 2014)
Middle- and Upper-School English teacher, Hockaday SchoolMiddle- and Upper-School English teacher, Hockaday School
John Wiehl
(PhD, 2014)
Lecturer, Cornell CollegeLecturer, English Dept., Case Western Reserve University
Jordan Youngblood
(PhD, 2014)
Assistant Professor, New Media, Eastern Connecticut State University ( tenure-track )Assistant Professor, New Media, Eastern Connecticut State University ( tenure-track )
Megan Leroy
(PhD, 2014)
Instructional Designer, Warrington College of Business Administration, University of FloridaInstructional Designer, Warrington College of Business Administration, University of Florida
Seth Blazer Assistant Professor of English, Daytona State College ( tenure-track )Assistant Professor of English, Daytona State College ( tenure-track )
Denise Guidry  Lectureship, Auburn UniversityVisiting Instructor, Rhetoric and Composition, Oberlin College
Michael LaffeyLecturer in English and Composition, Centenary CollegeLecturer in English and Composition, Centenary College
Lisa Dusenberry
(PhD, 2013)
Brittain Post-Doctoral Fellow, Georgia TechAssistant Professor of English, Armstrong State University ( tenure-track )
Aniruddha Mukhopadhyay
(PhD, Spring 2013)
Postdoctoral Fellow, University Writing Program, University of Florida, Gainesville, FLAssistant Professor of 20th- & 21st-Century Global Anglophone Literature, Texas A&M University, Kingsville, Kingsville, TX ( tenure-track )
Jimmy Newlin
(PhD, Fall 2013)
Assistant Professor, Webber International UniversityLecturer, Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland OH
Mark Tabone
(PhD, 2013)
Lecturer, University of Tennessee KnoxvilleLecturer, University of Tennessee Knoxville
John Tinnell
(PhD, 2013)
Assistant Professor of English, University of Colorado Denver ( tenure-track )Assistant Professor of English, University of Colorado Denver ( tenure-track )
Sarah Bleakney
(PhD, 2012)
Brittain Post-Doctoral Fellowship,Instructor, Warrington College of Business, Office of Instructional Design
Matthew Feltman
 (PhD, Summer 2012)
Lectureship, Embry-Riddle Aeronautical UniversityAdjunct Professor, Temple University
Christopher Hazlett
(PhD, 2012)
Visiting Assistant Professor, University of MarylandAssistant Professor of English, Central Oregon Community College ( tenure-track )
Gary Hink
(PhD, 2012)
Full-Time Instructor, University of Colorado BoulderFull-Time Instructor, University of Colorado Boulder
Lacy Hodges
(PhD, 2012)
Instructor, East Georgia State CollegeAcademic Transitions Program Manager, Center for Academic Enrichment, Georgia Tech
Marilisa Jimenez Garcia
(PhD, 2012)
Instructor, Florida International UniversityAssistant Professor of English, Lehigh University, Bethlehem, PA ( tenure-track )
Rex Krueger
(PhD, 2012)
Lecturer, University of California, MercedLecturer, University of California, Merced
Patrick McHenry
(PhD, 2012)
Brittain Post-Doctoral Fellowship,Organizer, Committee of Interns and Residents, SEIU Healthcare, New York, New York
Camelia Raghinaru
(PhD, 2012)
Resident Faculty, Concordia University IrvineResident Faculty, Concordia University Irvine
Craig Rinne
(PhD, 2012)
Lecturer in Business Communications, College of Business, Florida Atlantic UniversityLecturer in Business Communications, College of Business, Florida Atlantic University
Christina Van Houten
(PhD, 2012)
Brittain Post-Doctoral Fellowship,Language Lecturer, Expository Writing Program, NYU
Stephanie Boluk
(PhD, 2011)
Mellon Fellow, Vassar CollegeAssistant Professor of Media Studies, Pratt Institute ( tenure-track )
Jordan Dominy
(PhD, 2011)
Visiting Assistant Professorship, Berry CollegeAssistant Professor of English, Savannah State University, Savannah, GA ( tenure-track )
Jonathan Glover
(PhD, 2011)
Assistant Professor of English, Indian River State College ( tenure-track )Assistant Professor of English, Indian River State College ( tenure-track )
Aaron Kashtan
(PhD, 2011)
Brittain Post-Doctoral Fellowship,Visiting Assistant Professor of Composition and Rhetoric, Miami University of Ohio
Cari Keebaugh
(PhD, 2011)
Assistant Professor of English, North Shore Community College ( tenure-track )Assistant Professor of English, North Shore Community College ( tenure-track )
Michael Mayne
(PhD, 2011)
Lectureship, Kennesaw State UniversityLectureship, Kennesaw State University
Wesley Beal
(PhD, 2010)
Visiting Assistant Professorship, Lyon CollegeAssistant Professor of English, Lyon College ( tenure-track )
Heather Bigley
(PhD, 2010)
Instructor, Northern Arizona University
Ramona Caponegro
(PhD, 2010)
Assistant Professor of Children's Literature, Eastern Michigan University  ( tenure-track )Assistant Professor of Children's Literature, Eastern Michigan University ( tenure-track )
Brian Doan
(PhD, 2010)
Visiting Instructor in Cinema Studies, Oberlin CollegeVisiting Instructor in Cinema Studies, Oberlin College
Eric Doise
(PhD, 2010)
Southwest Minnesota State University ( tenure-track )Southwest Minnesota State University ( tenure-track )
Claudia Hoffmann  (PhD, 2010)Mellon Postdoctoral Fellowship, UCLAAssistant Professor of Film, Department of Humanities and Social Science, Clarkson University
Cathlena Martin
(PhD, 2010)
Instructor, Samford UniversityAssistant Professor of Game Studies and Design, University of Montevallo
Regina Martin
(PhD, 2010)
Brittain Post-Doctoral Fellowship,Assistant Professor of English, Denison College ( tenure-track )
Sean Morey
(PhD, 2010)
Assistant Professor of English, Clemson University ( tenure-track )Associate Professor of English, Department of English, University of Tennessee, Knoxville, TN (tenure-track)
Andrew Reynolds
(PhD, 2010)
Instructor, Florida State UniversityInstructor, Florida State University
J.A. Rice
(PhD, 2010)
Assistant Professor of English, Western Kentucky University ( tenure-track )Assistant Professor of English, Western Kentucky University ( tenure-track )
Horacio Sierra
(PhD, 2010)
Assistant Professor of English, University of Saint Joseph ( tenure-track )Assistant Professor of English, University of Bowie State University ( tenure-track )