Graduate Placement

The Department of English at UNM has enjoyed great success in placing PhD graduates into positions around the globe, both as tenure track faculty and as contributors to public sector work and private enterprise.


Oliver Baker

Program: American Literary Studies
Specialty: Long C19 American Literature
Current Position: Assistant Professor
Institution: Penn State University

Ashley Carlson

Program: British and Irish Literary Studies
Specialty: Victorian Literature
Current Position: Associate Professor
Institution: University of Montana Western

Bruce Carroll

Program: British and Irish Literary Studies
Specialty: Early Modern Literature
Current Position: Lecturer
Institution: New York University, Singapore Campus

Genesea Carter

Program: British and Irish Literary Studies / Rhetoric and Writing
Current Position: Assistant Professor
Institution: University of Wisconsin - Stout

Dan Cryer

Program: Rhetoric and Writing
Current Position: Assistant Professor and Director of Undergraduate Writing
Institution: Roosevelt University, Chicago

Greg Evans Haley

Program: Rhetoric and Writing
Current Position: Director
Institution: ACT Foundation

Paul Formisano

Program: American Literary Studies / Rhetoric and Writing
Specialty: Environmental Literature / Writing Center Administration
Current Position: Director of Writing / Associate Professor
Institution: University of South Dakota

Randall Gann

Program: American Literary Studies
Current Position: Owner
Institution: Gann PR

Logan Greene

Program: Rhetoric and Writing / Medieval Studies
Specialty: Women's Rhetoric
Curent Position: Professor
Institution: Eastern Washington University

Amy Gore

Program: American Literary Studies
Specialty: Indigenous Book History
Current Position: Assistant Professor
Institution: North Dakota State University

Rachel Harmon (Keller)

Program: American Literary Studies
Current Position: Associate Professor
Institution: Snow College

Mellisa Huffman

Program: Rhetoric and Writing
Current Position: Assistant Professor / Coordinator of First-Year Writing
Institution: Angelo State University

Lindsey Ives

Program: Rhetoric and Writing
Specialty: Composition / Multi-lingual Writers
Current Position: Associate Professor / Director of the Writing Program
Institution: Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University

Leigh Johnson

Program: American Literary Studies
Specialty: Mexican American Literature
Current Position: Associate Professor
Institution: Marymount University

Stacey Kikendall

Program: British and Irish Literary Studies
Specialty: Victorian Literature
Current Position: Associate Professor
Institution: Park University

Christine Kozikowski

Program: Medieval Studies
Specialty: Middle English
Current Position: Assistant Professor
Institution: College of the Bahamas

Karmen Lenz

Program: Medieval Studies
Specialty: Old English
Current Position: Professor
Middle Georgia State University

Erin Murrah-Mandril

Program: American Literary Studies
Specialty: Chicano/a Literature
Current Position: Assistant Professor
Institution: University of Texas, Arlington

Tom Pierce

Program: Rhetoric and Writing
Current Position: English Faculty
Institution: Morton College

Noreen Rivera

Program: American Literary Studies
Specialty: Chicano/a Literature
Current Position: Assistant Professor
Institution: University of Texas, Brownsville

Marisa Sikes

Program: Medieval Studies
Specialty: Middle English
Current Position: Assistant Professor
Institution: Austin Peay State University

Leah Sneider

Program: American Literary Studies
Specialty: Native American Literature
Current Position: Assistant Professor
Institution: Montgomery College, Rockville

Roy Turner

Program: American Literary Studies
Specialty: Native American Literature
Current Position: Department Chair
Institution: Lone Star College-Montgomery

Jill Walker Gonzalez

Program: American Literary Studies
Specialty: Religion and Literature
Current Position: Director of Graduate Studies / Assistant Professor
Institution: La Sierra University


If you are a recent graduate of the English PhD program at the University of New Mexico and would like us to include your information, or if you are already listed and would like to make an addition or correction, please contact the department GA at englishga@unm.edu. Thanks!

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