Tag: Spring 2014 Newsletter

Joey Gamble: English Major

Joey Gamble, a senior at The University of Alabama majoring in English with a minor in Creative Writing speaks about his experiences here at UA. Through his involvement with Sigma Tau Delta as president, Gamble has been able to dive into all aspects of the English department. Gamble discusses his experience and love of the English department at the University, as well as advice for incoming students deciding on a major and their passion. What made you decide to major […]

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Hunter Coward: English Minor Alumna

Beyond the Undergraduate Years Hunter Coward, raised in Mobile, AL, graduated from the University of Alabama as a Communication Studies major and an English minor in December 2010. Communication Studies, a general overview of communication theory and application, inspired her to study why people act and think the way they do, and how this contrasts with different races. “You can make it fit your interest and then you just look at whatever you’re interested in through a communications lens,” Coward […]

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From the Chair

Dear English Department community, As chair, I continue the pattern of encapsulating our achievements as a department during the previous academic year, 2012-2013. To give you an overview of our operation, during 2012-2013 the English Department had 37 tenure-track faculty (14 Assistant Professors, 9 Associate Professors, and 14 Professors), although 2 of the professors serve elsewhere in the University in administrative capacities. We also employed 44 Full-time Temporary Instructors and 35 Part-time Temporary Instructors. We had 5 office staff (Admin […]

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Spring 2014: Masthead

The Scarlet Newsletter is a production of the Department of English at The University of Alabama. “English MFA Alumna Molly Dowd: Putting Her Degree to Work” by Nick Sellers, Undergraduate “A Classroom with No Walls” by Joseph Bodenbach, Undergraduate “The Humane Society, Dogs, and Dog Culture with Dr. Wendy Rawlings” by Mathew Pereda, Undergraduate “Study Abroad: Ireland” by Tamara Gibson, Undergraduate “Study Abroad: Chile” by Alexandra Burns, Undergraduate “Dr. Andrew Crank: English Professor” by Whitney Grimes, Undergraduate “Brock Guthrie: English Instructor” by Millie Martin, Undergraduate “Jennie Vaughn: […]

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