Congrats to Recent Grads Landing Tenure Track Positions

These past few years have been some outstanding ones for our PhD grads in the realm of job placement – due to the hard work, talent, and innovation that characterizes URI English PhD grads!

Let’s all give a warm congratulations to the following 2015 to 2019 graduates. We will miss you in these halls but wish you all the luck in the work in this next exciting stage of your career! 


Sarah Maitland (2015), Assistant Professor of English at Southern Virginia University


Kim Evelyn (2015), Assistant Professor of English, Bowie State University, MD


Nancy Caronia (2015), Teaching Assistant Professor, West Virginia University


Rachel May (2015), Assistant Professor of Creative Writing / Nonfiction, at Northern Michigan University


Brittany Hirth (2016), Assistant Professor of English, Dickinson State University, ND


Rose Keefe (2016), Assistant Professor of English, Old Dominion University


Michele Meek (2016), Assistant Professor, Film Media Studies, Bridgewater State, RI


Jason Shrontz (2017), Assistant Professor of English, Gogebic Community College, Ironwood, Michigan


Rachel Boccio (2017), Assistant Professor of English at LaGuardia Community College in NYC


Beth Anish (2017), Associate Professor of English at Community College of Rhode Island 


Charles Kell (2019), Assistant Professor of English at Community College of Rhode Island


Ryan Engley (2019), Assistant Professor of Media Studies at Pomona College