MA in English

As a student in the Master of Arts program in English, you will develop critical, expository, and research skills, a critical and historical understanding of literature and language, and a knowledge of current theories of interpretation. You will find the program to be useful in your career as a teacher, editor, or other profession requiring verbal skills, critical thinking, or knowledge of literacy traditions. It will deeply enrich your intellect and imagination, regardless of your career or point in life.

The principal English faculty at Xavier consists of fourteen professors of various backgrounds and critical perspectives who are actively involved in research in fields ranging from medieval to contemporary literature and composition. Recent faculty publications include books and articles on Shakespeare, Robert Browning, Samuel Beckett, postmodern travel literature, and Jewish American poetry.

For further information about the M.A. in English, including an application, please complete the web inquiry form. Questions regarding the application process may be e-mailed directly to the office of graduate services at xugrad@xu.edu.

To contact the director of the M.A. in English, Dr. Tyrone Williams, call 513-745-2014 or 800-344-4698, or e-mail at williamt@xavier.edu.