We are a comprehensive English Studies department with programs in creative writing, English Education, language/linguistics, literature, and rhetoric and composition. We are home to poets and linguists, literacy researchers and teacher educators, novelists and literary scholars, composition specialists and writers of creative nonfiction. Join us in studying how people process and document the human experience through critical literacy, critical thinking, and culturally informed interpretive skills. Engage in transforming our understanding of what it means to be human through inquiry, imagination, and the development of insight. Be actively involved in the deliberate work of leading a meaningful life.