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The Department of English office will be open Monday through Friday from 9:00am through 12:00pm. If you need to contact us when the office is closed, please leave a message at (352) 392-6650.

John Murchek

John Murchek holds a B.A. from Trinity College in the University of Toronto, and A.M. and Ph.D. degrees in English from Brown University. He is the undergraduate academic advisor in the English Department. In that capacity, he advises undergraduate English majors on issues related to their coursework for the major, and works on the development of the English Department’s schedule of courses. He also teaches undergraduate courses for the English Department. His teaching interests include English Renaissance literature and culture, modern criticism and theory, and lyric poetry and poetic theory.

In the Fall 2019 semester, Dr. Murchek is available for undergraduate advising in TUR 4012E at the following times:
MT 9:30am-11:45am and 3:00pm-4:15pm
W 9:30am-12:30pm and 1:45pm-4:15pm
R 9:30am-12:30pm
F 9:30am-12:30pm and 1:15pm-4:15pm


  • Office: Turlington Hall 4012E
  • Voice: (352) 294-2877
  • Fax: (352) 392-0860
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