Our Graduate Alumni

Graduate Studies in Literature Ph.D. Career Placement (sample listings)


2000-present

Heidi Morse (2014)
2014-15 Du Bois-Mandela-Rodney Postdoctoral Fellow, Afroamerican and African Studies, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor

Eireene Nealand (2014)
Fulbright Artist's Grant-Bulgaria

Allison Athens (2013)
Lecturer, UC Santa Cruz

Laurel Peacock (2013)
Lecturer, UC Santa Cruz

Bonnie Rhee Andryeyev (2012)
Postdoctoral Visiting Scholar-English, UC Berkeley

Erik Bachman (2012)
Lecturer and Postgraduate Researcher, UC Santa Cruz

James Michael Fazzino (2012)
Lecturer, Writing Program and Literature, UC Santa Cruz

Thomas Francis Genova (2012)
Assistant Professor of Spanish, University of Minnesota

Allyah Khan (2012)
Assistant Professor, English and Afroamerican/African Studies, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor

Calvin Lee McMillin (2012)
Lecturer, Washtenaw Community College, Ann Arbor Michigan

Christine Montgomery (2012)
Inclusive Excellence Postdoctoral Fellowship in English Dept, Santa Clara University, California
2017 Assistant Professor, African American Literature, California State University, Sacramento

Sara Orning (2012)
Tenured senior lecturer position, the Center for Gender Studies at the University of Oslo

Nirshan Reex-Boniface Perera (2012)
English teacher, Pacifica Collegiate School, Santa Cruz, California

Christina Lee Stevenson (2012)
Adjunct Faculty, English Department, Solano Community College

Michael Ursell (2012)
2013-14 Postdoctoral Fellowship, The Bill and Carol Fox Center for Humanistic Inquiry, Emory University
2014-16 ACLS Public Fellow, Program Manager, Zócalo Public Square
2016-Present  Development Associate and Special Events Coordinator, University of Nevada,
                      Las Vegas Black Mountain Institute

Kelly Brown (2011)
Research Projects Manager, UC Humanities Research Institute

H. Christian Blood (2011)
Assistant Professor of Comparative Literature, Underwood International College, Yonsei University Seoul, South Korea

Stephen Carter (2011)
Assistant Professor, University of Colorado, Colorado Springs

Dina El Dessouky (2011)
Lecturer, UC Santa Cruz

Dylan Music (MA 2011)
Teacher, The Bay School, Santa Cruz

Christina Lee Stevenson (2011)
English Instructor, Solano Community College

Francesca Caparas (MA 2010)
Lecturer, UC Santa Cruz

Natalie Hansen (2010)
PostDoc, East Tennessee State University

Katie Kanagawa (2010)
Lecturer, San Francisco State University

Julio Leal (2010)
English Instructor, Cabrillo College

Isela Ocegueda (2010)
English Instructor, South Mountain Community College

Laurel Kristin Voloder (2010)
Foreign Affairs Officer, State Department

Kelly Holt (2009)
English Writing Coordinator, Academy of Art University

Shigeru Suzuki (2009)
Visiting Professor, Lehigh University Bethlehem

Robin Tremblay-McGaw (2009)
Lecturer, Santa Clara University

Felice Blake (2008)
Assistant Professor, UC Santa Barbara

Maria E. Frangos (2008)
Company Manager, Shakespeare Santa Cruz

Helen Hauser (2008)
Copywriter, ICC Lowe

Karen Sotelino (2008)
Lecturer, Stanford University

Lisa Weiss (2008)
Lecturer and Assistant Director, Vanderbilt University

Aurélie Capron (2007)
Assistant Professor of French, Fayetteville State University

Veronica Flanagan (2007)
Lecturer, UC Santa Cruz

Gloria Chacón (2006)
Assistant Professor of Literature, UC San Diego

Alicia Estrada (2006)
Assistant Professor of Central American Studies, CSU Northridge

Sean Herrera-Thomas (2006)
Associate Faculty, English, College of the Redwoods

Jason Jacobs (2006)
Assistant Professor of French and Italian, Roger Williams University

Chih-Min (Andy) Wang (2006)
Research Fellow, Academica Sinica, Taiwan

Adaline Holton (2005)
Assistant Professor of Literature, Stockton College of New Jersey

Kurt Harris (2004)
Chair, English Department, Southern Utah University

Sheri Helvie (2004)
Chair, English Department, Pacific Collegiate School (Santa Cruz)

William (Rusty) Jones (2004)
Assistant Professor of English, Murray State University

Gina Vallis (2004)
Lecturer, Writing Program, UC Santa Barbara

Tanya Kam (2003)
Assistant Professor of English, University of Wisconsin, Whitewater

Maritza Stanchich (2003)
Associate Professor of English, University of Puerto Rico

Lisa Guerrero (2001)
Assistant Professor of Comparative Ethnic Studies, Washington State University

Christopher Breu (2000)
Associate Professor of English, Illinois State University

Scott Davis (2000)
Assistant Professor of English, CSU Stanislaus

Valerie Forman (2000)
Associate Professor of English, University of Colorado

Judith Haas (2000)
Assistant Professor of English, Co-Director of Postgraduate Fellowships, Rhodes College

Valerie Kaussen (2000)
Associate Professor of French (Romance Languages), University of Missouri

Rita Keresztesi
(2000)
Associate Professor of English, University of Oklahoma

Marc Schachter (2000)
Assistant Professor of French (Romance Studies), Duke University

1990-1999


Gordon Bigelow
(1998)
Associate Professor and Chair of English, Rhodes College

Leslie Bow (1993)
Associate Professor, English and Asian American Studies, University of Wisconsin, Madison

Russ Castronovo
Professor of English and American Studies, University of Wisconsin, Madison

Stuart Christie (1998)
Associate Professor of English, Hong Kong Baptist University

Sergio de la Mora (1999)
Associate Professor, Chicana/o Studies and Film Studies, UC Davis

Michael Doylen (1998)
Head, Archives Department, University of Wisconsin, Milwaukee

Michelle Habell-Pallan (1997)
Associate Professor of Women’s Studies, University of Washington

Catherine John (1997)
Associate Professor of English, University of Oklahoma

David Luis-Brown (1998)
Assistant Professor of English, University of Miami

Harryette R. Mullen (1990)
Professor of English, UCLA

Ana Patricia Rodriguez (1998)
Associate Professor of U.S. Latina/o Literature, Latin American & Central American Literature (Department of Spanish & Portuguese), University of Maryland, College Park

Melinda Weinstein (1998)
Associate Professor and Chair of Humanities, Social Sciences and Communications, Lawrence Technical University