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Placement History: Ph.D.

UGA English Graduate Program Placement History: Ph.D. 

The UGA English graduate program has an excellent record of placing students in full-time academic positions after graduation. In the last ten years, we have placed doctoral students in full-time tenure-track assistant professorships in the following universities and colleges:

Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College

Belmont Abbey College

Black Hawk College, Ill.

Brenau University

Central Christian College of Kansas

Claflin University, SC

Coe College

College of Coastal Georgia

Columbus State University (2)

Eastern Kentucky University (2)

Emmanuel College

Fayetteville State University, NC

Gainesville State College, Ga.

Georgia Perimeter College

Georgia Southern University

Gordon College

Kennesaw State University

Lander University, SC



Macon State College (2)

Marietta College, Oh.

Millsaps College, Jackson, Miss. (Director of Writing and Teaching)

Missouri Valley College

Morehouse University

Mount Olive College, NY

Nassau Community College, NY

New York Institute of Technology

North South University, Dhaka, Bangladesh

Palm Beach State College, FL

Piedmont College

Simpson College, Indianola, Iowa (Director, Writing Across the Curriculum Program & Writing Center)

South Dakota School of Mines and Technology, Rapid Springs, SD

Tuskegee University

University of Alabama

University of Maine-Presque Isle

University of Mississippi (Director, Center for Rhetoric & Writing)

University of Central Missouri

University of Montevallo, Ala. (2)

University of Notre Dame

University of North Georgia

University of South Carolina-Beaufort

University of Wyoming

Virginia Military Institute

Weber State University, Utah

Wesleyan College, Ga.

West Texas A&M

Western Kentucky University

Yeditepe University, Istanbul, Turkey

Young Harris College

We have also placed several students in visiting assistant professorships, postdoctoral fellowships, lectureships, academic administration, and other full-time academic positions. 

Visiting assistant professorships

Alabama A&M

Allegheny College

Anderson University, SC

Depauw University

Franklin Pierce College

Georgia Gwinnett College

Kennesaw State

Miami University-Middletown, Ohio

Wells College, Aurora, NY

West Georgia College

Wingate University

Postdoctoral Fellowships

University of Delaware

University of Texas-Dallas

Georgia Tech (multiple)

University of Georgia (multiple)


Clemson University

Georgia State University

North Carolina State University

Rollins College, Winter Park, Fl.

University of Denver

University of Georgia

University of Vermont

University of Wisconsin-Parkside

Academic administration

Assistant Director, First-Year Composition, UGA (2)

Associate Director, Honors Program & CURO, UGA

Director of International Partnerships, Office of International Education, UGA (now Associate Provost for Global Engagement, University of Rochester)

Director, UGA-at-Oxford Program

Assistant Director, ePortfolio, Virginia Tech

Associate Director, Writing and Communication Program, Georgia Tech

ACLS Public Fellow and Program Officer, Center for Global Education, Hobart and William Smith Colleges, Geneva, NY

Development Officer, UGA

Other academic positions

Instructional Consultant, University at Albany, SUNY

Instructional Design Consultant, Educational Training for Teaching Associates program, Indiana University-Purdue University, Indianapolis

Senior Editor, Winship Cancer Institute, Emory University

Alternative Media Access Center, Georgia Tech

Digital Humanities Developer, Stanford University

Scholars Lab (Digital Humanities Group), University of Virginia

UGA Center for Teaching & Learning

UGA Cortona Studies Abroad Program

Content Creator, Wikihow

Academic Advisor I, UGA

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