English Alum - Cory Massaro, Software Engineer, Google

Tuesday, August 30, 2016

Degree and Year:  BA 2010 Professional Title:  Software Engineer Employer:  Google   Professional Background:  After graduating, I did an M.A. in Comparative Literature and another in Computational Linguistics before moving to my current role. How has being an English graduate from Duke... Read More »

English Alum - William Cano, Vice President, HSBC Bank USA

Wednesday, August 17, 2016

Degree and Year:  BA 2007 Professional Title:  Vice President, Senior Payments & Cash Management Sales Officer Employer:  HSBC Bank USA   Professional Background:  Financial services sales professional at DTCC, JPMorgan Chase and HSBC Bank USA How has being an English graduate from... Read More »

English Alum - Allison LeCavalier, Project Management Associate, BlackRock

Thursday, August 11, 2016

Degree and Year:  BA 2013 Professional Title:  Project Management Associate Employer:  BlackRock   Professional Background:  Before transitioning to my current role, I was a client services Analyst at BlackRock. My role involved providing day-to-day technology support to users of a... Read More »


Tuesday, August 9, 2016

DURHAM, N.C. -- With the help of a $350,000 grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH), Duke University is creating a program that will enhance the curriculum and expand career opportunities for doctoral students in the humanities. The three-year grant from the NEH will be matched... Read More »

DukeHub Replaces ACES for Students, Faculty, Advisers

Monday, August 8, 2016

DURHAM, NC - Starting August 6, students will no longer access ACES to view course information, register for classes, update their personal data and accept financial aid. Duke's Student Information and Services System (SISS) is launching the first phase of a new portal called ... Read More »

English Alum - Lori Holleran Steiker, PhD, UT Regents & Distinguished Professor

Wednesday, August 3, 2016

Degree and Year:  BA 1987 Professional Title:  Professor of Social Work Employer:  The University of Texas at Austin   Professional Background:  Clinical Social Worker for 12 years before Ph.D.; Addictions therapist, now researcher; Founder of Austin's first sober high school,... Read More »

What Gateway Courses Are Offered Fall 2016?

Wednesday, August 3, 2016

English 182S-01 - Reading Historically:  Memory in Early Modern Lit Instructor:  Astrid Giugni, TuTh 3:05-4:20p.m. ​ English 184S-01 - Readings in Genre  Instructor:  Victor Strandberg, TuTh 10:05-11:20a.m.   English 184S-01 - Readings in Genre:  Political Drama Instructor:  Corina Stan, WF 11:45 a... Read More »

In Memory: Professor Emeritus Dale B.J. Randall (1929-2016)

Monday, August 1, 2016

With deep sadness, we announce the news that Dale B.J. Randall passed away on Sunday, July 24.   Dale was a respected scholar in Renaissance literature and an integral part of both the English department and the Theater Studies department.  He will be missed by all who knew him.   A memorial... Read More »

English Alum - Elizabeth Brantley, Owner of Echo Online Advertising

Wednesday, July 27, 2016

Degree and Year:  BA 2007 Professional Title:  Small Business Owner Employer:  Echo Online Advertising   Professional Background:  Corporate Advertising   How has being an English graduate from Duke University helped shape your professional success?:  Advertising without both a strong... Read More »

Christopher Catanese Wins 2016 Ralph Cohen Prize

Tuesday, July 26, 2016

The English Department would like to congratulate, graduate student, Christopher Catanese for essay "Refinement and Romantic Genre" which was selected as the winner of the 2016 Ralph Cohen Prize.  His essay will be published in a future issue of New Literary History.   Read more about the ... Read More »