Ph.D. Program Research
Students who receive an M.A. degree in a variety of fields within English from Wright State University may wish to continue their education by pursuing a Ph.D.WSU Faculty Experience | Program List | Program List (By State) | About The List
WSU Faculty ExperienceAs of February 2002, the WSU faculty holding doctoral degrees in English received them from the following universities:
Arizona State University
Concentrations available in Literature (including specialization in Medieval Literature) or Rhetoric/Composition and Liguistics.
Bowling Green State University
Offers Rhetoric and Writing degree.
Program includes diverse literary and literary cultural studies with emphasis on "theory, history and the institutional consequences of disciplinary practices." Ph.D. in Linguistics offered in collaboration with North Carolina State University.
Johns Hopkins University
Literature program with coursework including theory, British and American literature from the eighteength through twentieth centuries, film, and media.
Ohio State University
Wide array of areas of study at all degree levels, including Medieval, Renaissance Studies, 18th-Century British Literature, 19th-Century British Literature, Pre-20th-Century American Literature, 20th-Century Studies, Business Communication, Creative Writing, Critical Theory, Film Studies, Folklore, Gay/Lesbian Studies, Linguistics, Rhetoric and Composition.
Pennsylvania State University
Multiple areas of study, divided into major and minor fields of coursework.
State University of New York at Buffalo
General literature studies.
University of Arizona
Doctoral degrees available in Literature, or in Rhetoric, Composition, and the Teaching of English (RCTE).
University of Cincinnati
Emphasizes twentieth-century British and American literature, with creative writing dissertation options.
University of Colorado at Boulder
Specializations available in all areas of literary studies, with interdisciplinary work encouraged.
University of Florida
Individualized and pre-determined tracks of study in a number of historical literary periods, as well as Composition and Rhetoric, film, and the application of literature to outside disciplines.
University of Georgia
Program concentrates on English and American Literature with Composition and Rhetoric focus allowed as one of three areas for oral and written exams.
University of Hawaii at Manoa
Our programs are designed to enhance and facilitate educational, social, and economic growth on a local, national, and international level with a pool of highly qualified candidates who are teachers, administrators, scholars, and leaders.
University of Illinois at Chicago
Concentrations include creative writing, composition theory and pedagogy, linguistics and literacy, writing and cognition, rhetorical theory and the history of rhetoric, literature,film, and cultural studies.
University of Maryland
Emphasizes English and American literature.
University of Minnesota
Multiple opportunities for major and minor areas of study, including many quite esoteric literary periods.
University of Missouri at Columbia
General literature studies.
University of Nebraska - Lincoln
Programs in Literature, Creative Writing, Composition and Rhetoric, and Teaching
University of Nevada - Las Vegas
Study centers on English and American Literature with an option for a minor in Composition Studies.
University of New Mexico
Degrees in British and American Literature, Language and Rhetoric, and Medieval Studies.
University of North Carolina
Twelve concentrations in literature based on historical periods and cultural/geographical areas.
University of Pittsburgh
Degree in Cultural and Critical Studies, a broad base of work in cultural history, knowledge formation, creative intellectual practice, and critical pedagogy.
University of Virginia
Degree in Language, Literature, and Research.
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