PhD Testimonials

Christiane Gannon

Class Of 2012

In 2012, during my fifth year in the PhD program I was offered a Visiting Assistant Professorship at Hamilton College. I went on the academic job market for three years […]

David Hershinow

Class of 2013

In May of 2013, I defended my dissertation and received a job offer on the same day (in the parking lot of Medieval Times, our chosen venue for celebrating in […]

Tara A. Bynum

Class Of 2008

I am an Assistant Professor of English and African American Studies at the University of Iowa. I am a scholar of early African American literary histories before 1800, and I […]