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Department of English

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The Department of English and the Creative Writing Program have a long history of student, alumni, and faculty successes. These include accomplishments in research, writing, teaching, and publishing. They also include accomplishments in a wide range of professional fields.

Students of Distinction

Our department's students are consistently recognized among the top students in the College of Arts and Humanities, the university, and beyond.

Arts and Humanities Dean's Medalist

Harrison Martin

Harrison Martin

MA English (2021)

Emphasis: Literature

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Arts and Humanities Dean's Medalist

Anthony Cody

Anthony Cody

MFA Creative Writing (2020)

Emphasis: Poetry

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University President's Medalist

Primavera Leal Martinez

Primavera Leal Martinez

BA English (2019)

Emphasis: Literature

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Arts and Humanities Dean's Medalist

Guadalupe Remigio Ortega

Guadalupe Remigio Ortega

MA English (2018)

Emphasis: Rhetoric and Writing Studies

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Arts and Humanities Dean's Medalist

Prabhsimrat Gill

Prabhsimrat "Peekay" Gill

BA English Education (2018)

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