Writing

Mission

Students in the Department of English and Writing engage the world through literature, enrich the world through their own writing, and empower others to do the same.

Goal

Graduates who have majored in Writing will have become acquainted with major forms, rhetorical structures, and styles that govern contemporary work in at least three of the following genres: Business, Drama, Advanced Expository/Nonfiction, Feature, Fiction, Poetry, and Technical. Students also will have had experience in three genres with editing, revising, and submitting their work for publication.

Requirements for the major in Writing

36 s.h.—18 s.h. of English at the 2000 level or above, including ENG 3220, and 3230, and ENG 4550 or WRI 4160, and excluding ENG 2070, ENG 2600, ENG 3610, and ENG 3620, with ENG 3740 strongly recommended; plus six of the following courses: WRI 2040, WRI 2200, either COM 2570 or COM 2580, WRI 3200 or WRI 4200, WRI 3210, WRI 3240, WRI 3250, WRI 3260, WRI 32700, WRI 3530, WRI 43300,WRI 4850, WRI 4990; and foreign language courses in one language through the 2020-level or demonstration of competence.

Requirements for the minor in Writing

(focuses on creative writing)

18 s.h.—9 s.h. of English at the 2000 level or above, excluding ENG 2070, ENG 2600, ENG 3610, and ENG 3620; plus three of the following courses: WRI 2040, WRI 2200, either COM 2570 or COM 2580, WRI 3200 or WRI 4200, WRI 3210, WRI 3240, WRI 3250, WRI 3260, WRI 32700, WRI 3530, WRI 43300,WRI 4850, WRI 4990

Requirements for the A.A. concentration in Writing

18 s.h.—9 s.h. of English at the 2000 level or above, excluding ENG 2070, ENG 2600, ENG 3610, and ENG 3620; plus three of the following courses: WRI 2040, WRI 2200, either COM 2570 or COM 2580, WRI 3200 or WRI 4200, WRI 3210, WRI 3240, WRI 3250, WRI 3260, WRI 32700, WRI 3530, WRI 43300,WRI 4850, WRI 4990

Program Faculty & Staff

Nancy Alexander, Distinguished Service Professor of English

Nancy Alexander

Distinguished Service Professor of English
(910) 630-7695
Michael Colonnese, McLean Professor of English

Dr. Michael Colonnese

McLean Professor of English
(910) 630-7085
Delmas S. Crisp, Jr., University Provost

Dr. Delmas S. Crisp, Jr.

University Provost
(910) 630-7031
Morgan Dancy, Instructor of English

Morgan Dancy

Instructor of English
Phone TBA

Marian Dillahunt

Assistant Professor of English
(910) 630-7068
Cameron Dodworth, Assistant Professor of English

Dr. Cameron Dodworth

Assistant Professor of English
(910) 480-8571
Robin Greene, Professor of English & Writing

Robin Greene

Professor of English & Writing
(910) 630-7110
Brenda Jernigan, Associate Professor of English

Brenda Jernigan

Associate Professor of English
(910) 630-7454
Laura Lamm, Instructor of English

Laura Lamm

Instructor of English
(910) 630-7637
Whitney Larrimore Strickland, Assistant Professor of English

Dr. Whitney Larrimore Strickland

Assistant Professor of English
(910) 630-7360
Emily Leverett, Associate Professor of English

Dr. Emily Leverett

Associate Professor of English
(910) 630-7453

Megan Roberts

Assistant Professor of English
(910) 630-7655
Stephanie Teasley, Instructor of English

Stephanie Teasley

Instructor of English
(910) 630-7086
Dr. Kelly Walter Carney, Chair, Department of English

Dr. Kelly Walter Carney

Chair, English & Writing
(910) 630-7376
Shannon Ward, Assistant Professor of English

Shannon Ward

Assistant Professor of English
(910) 630-7045
Emily Wright, Professor of English

Dr. Emily Wright

Professor of English
(910) 630-7551
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