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English M.A. Job Placements

The Ohio University Department of English is very proud to announce the successful job placements and continuing education of its graduate students. The following placements were upon graduation.

2018

Philip Russel, Creative Writing, University of Washington

2017

Jessica Cogar, Creative Writing, University of Mississippi

Tom Tiberio, Ohio University, New Ohio Review

2016

Piper Daugherty, Creative Writing, University of Washington

2015

Michael Baumann, M. A. Rhetoric/Composition, Accepted Ph.D. program in Rhetoric/Composition, University of Louisville

Marissa Pulice, M.A. Literature, Student Success Coordinator, Academic Success Initiatives, West Virginia University

Kat Saunders, M.A. Creative Writing, Accepted M.F.A. program in Creative Writing, West Virginia University

Gary Smith, M. A. Creative Writing, Accepted M. F. A. program in Creative Writing, University of Kentucky

2014

Billy Collins, M. A. Literature, Accepted Ph. D. program in Literature, University of California-Santa Barbara

Elise Page Dixon, M. A. Rhetoric/Composition, Accepted Ph. D. program in Rhetoric/Composition, Michigan State University

Christina Jones, M. A. Creative Writing, Instructor, Shawnee State University

Shannon McMahon Williams, M. A. Literature, Program Associate, Sisters of Charity Foundation

Lauren Pisanelli, M. A. Literature, ESTL Afternoon Communities Tutor, Columbus State Community College

2013

Kyle Capogna, M.A. Creative Writing, Accepted M.F.A. program in Creative Writing, Northern Michigan University

Alex Dannemiller, M.A. Creative Writing, Accepted M.F.A. program in Creative Writing, Portland State University

Kristina D.M. Deonaldo, M.A. Literature, Accepted Ph.D. program in Literature with Teaching Assistantship, University of Kentucky

Victoria Dickman-Burnett, M.A. Literature, Accepted Ph.D. program in Literature with Teaching Assistantship, West Virginia University

Jonathan Harris, M.A. Rhetoric and Composition, Accepted, Ph.D. program in English and Education with Teaching Assitantship and Fellowship, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor

Brianna Mauk, M.A. Rhetoric and Composition, Accepted Ph.D. program in Rhetoric and Writing with Teaching Assistantship, Bowling Green State University

2012

Ashley Evans, M.A., Rhetoric and Composition, Accepted, Ph.D. program in Rhetoric and Composition with Teaching Assistantship, University of Wisconsin Milwaukee

Emily Grekin, M.A., Creative Writing, Accepted, M.A. program in Speech Pathology, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor

Cameron Kelsall, M.A., Creative Writing, Accepted, Ph.D. program in Creative Writing with Fellowship and Teaching Assistantship, University of North Dakota, Grand Forks

Bryan Lutz, M.A., Rhetoric and Composition
Accepted, Ph.D. program in Rhetoric and Professional Communication with Teaching Assistantship, Iowa State University

James Nelson, M.A., Creative Writing, Accepted, MFA program in Creative Writing with Teaching Assistantship, Louisiana State

Jeffrey Yaeger, M.A., Literature, Accepted, Ph.D program in Literature with Teaching Assistantship, West Virginia University

2011

Elise Auvil, M.A., Literature, Accepted, Ph.D. program with Fellowship in Literature, University of Maryland

Damien Cowger, M.A., Creative Writing, Accepted, Managing Editor for the New Ohio Review

Eric Earnhardt, M.A., Literature, Accepted, Ph.D. program in American Literature, Case Western Reserve University

Ryan Kelly, M.A., Creative Writing, Accepted, M.F.A. program in Creative Writing, San Diego State University

2010

Mallory Carpenter, M.A., Literature, Full-time Instructor, Marshall University

Wendy VanDellon, M.A., Rhetoric and Composition, Accepted, Ph.D. program in Composition, University of New Hampshire

Jessica Weatherford, M.A., Literature, Accepted, Ph.D. program in Literature, University of Kansas

2009

David Grover, M.A., Rhetoric and Composition, Accepted, Adjunct Instructor of English, Texas Tech University and Brigham Young University

Jennifer Schomburg Kanke, M.A., Creative Writing, Accepted, Ph.D. program in English Literature, Florida State University

2008

Jana Tigchelaar, M.A. Literature, Accepted, Ph.D. program, English Literature, University of Kansas

Kurt Sampsel, M.A. Literary Criticism, Accepted, Ph.D. program, Literary and Cultural Studies, Carnegie Mellon University

David Green, M.A. Literary History, Accepted, M.S. program in Information Sciences, University of Tennessee

Matt Schario, M.A. Rhetoric and Composition, Accepted, M.A. program in Photography, Ohio University

Tony Dallacheisa, Literature, Adjunct Faculty, Kent State, Tuscarawas

2007

Michell Ward, M.A. Literature, Accepted, Ph.D. program, Film and Genre Studies, University of Southern California

Kristin Lillvis, M.A. Literature, Accepted, Ph.D. program, University of Kansas

Lauren Gantz, M.A. Literature, Accepted, Ph.D. program, University of Texas, Austin

Jason Kapcala, M.A. Creative Writing: Fiction, Accepted, M.F.A. program, West Virginia University

Leigh Wisniewski, M.A. Creative Writing: Fiction, Accepted, M.A.T. program, Winthrop University

Lydia McDermott, M.A. Creative Writing: Poetry, Accepted, Ph.D. program, Ohio University

Brian Elliott, M.A. Literature, Accepted, Ph.D. program, Ohio University

Erin McGuire, M.A. Literature, Part-time Instructor, Ohio Dominican University

Rebecca Rossiter, M.A. Creative Writing: Poetry, Part-time Instructor (English), Ohio University, Part-time Instructor (Music), Hocking College

2006

Amy Hume, M.A. Literature, Accepted, Ph.D. program, University of Kansas

Sara McKinnon, M.A. Creative Writing: Fiction, Accepted, M.F.A. program, Ohio State University

Megan Lobsinger, M.A. Creative Writing: Poetry, Accepted, Ph.D. program, Ohio University

David Wanczyk, M.A. Creative Writing: Poetry, Accepted, Ph.D. program, Ohio University

Rob Detmering, M.A. Literature, Accepted, M.L.I.S. program, University of Kentucky

Athena Castro-Lewandowski, M.A. Literature, Full-time Lecturer, SUNY-Plattsburgh; Writing Skills Specialist for the Office of Student Support Services, SUNY-Plattsburgh

Laura Detmering, M.A. Literature, Part-time Instructor, Northern Kentucky University, Xavier University

2005

Collin Craig, M.A. Rhetoric and Composition, Accepted, Ph.D. program, Michigan State University

Holly Wendt, M.A. Creative Writing: Fiction, Accepted, Ph.D. program, SUNY-Binghamton

2004

Brock Guthrie, M.A. Creative Writing: Poetry, Accepted, M.F.A. program, Louisiana State University

Sarah Miller, M.A. Creative Writing: Poetry, Accepted, M.Phil in Classics, University of Cambridge, England

Matthew Stallard, M.A. Literature, Accepted, Ph.D. program, Ohio University

Alicia Sutliff, M.A. Literature, Accepted, Ph.D. in English, University of Kansas

2003

Sheryl Cunningham, M.A. Women's Studies, Accepted, Ph.D. program, University of Washington

Tracy Knapp, M.A. Creative Writing: Poetry, Accepted, M.A. program in Poetry, Boston University

Beth Connors-Manke, M.A. Literature, Accepted, Ph.D. program, University of Kentucky

Sara Pennington, M.A. Creative Writing: Poetry, Accepted Ph.D. program in creative writing, Florida State University

Andy Zell, M.A. Literature, Accepted, Ph.D. program, University of North Dakota

2002

Ashley Capps, M.A. Creative Writing: Poetry, Recipient of the Jay C. and Ruth Halls Fellowship in Poetry, University of Wisconsin, Madison

Erin Chamberlain, M.A. Literature, Entered the Ph.D. program in Literature at Purdue University

Allison Riddles, M.A. Creative Writing: Poetry, Accepted, Ph.D. program, Florida State University

Lisa Schroot-Mitchum, M.A. Literature, Accepted, Ph.D. program, University of Kentucky

Sarah Strickley, M.A. Creative Writing, Fiction, Accepted, M.F.A., Iowa Writer's Workshop

Joe Wagner, M.A. Rhetoric and Composition, Entered the Ph.D. program in Rhetoric and Composition at UNC, Greensboro

2001

Rebecca Fleming, M.A. Rhetoric and Composition, Entered the Ph.D. program at Miami University of Ohio

Claire Kegley, M.A. Literature , Entered Mississippi Teacher Corps in the Mississippi Delta

Sharon Koelm, M.A. Theory/Rhetoric and Composition, Accepted tenure-track position at Louisiana State University

Samantha Nesbitt, M.A. Literature, Entered the Ph.D. program at University of Oregon

David Ramm, M.A. Creative Writing: Fiction, Entered the M.F.A. program at Indiana University with a Hemingway Fellowship

Mark Rankin, M.A. Literature, Entered the Ph.D. program at Ohio State University

Roy Seeger, M.A. Creative Writing: Poetry, Entered the M.F.A. program at Western Michigan University

Paul Shovlin, M.A. Theory, Entered the MA program in TESL at Columbia University, New York

Amanda Warren, M.A Creative Writing: Poetry, Entered the Ph.D. program at Western Michigan University

1994

Mary Ann Samyn LaFemina, M.A., Assistant Professor of English in the MFA program at West Virginia University

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