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English Undergraduate Research


English Internship Opportunities

Internships can include undergraduate research with faculty members as well as other types of opportunities to gain hands-on experience.

  • Academic Research Internships
  • Community Internships
  • Editorial Internships
  • Law Internships
  • Library Internships

Recent Undergraduate Research & Awards

Madison Koenig ‘15 served as the Research Apprentice for the “PD [Parkinson’s Disease] Narrative Project,” with Dr. Jenny Nelson, Summer 2013

Anne Sand ‘14, English HTC, was accepted to the Iowa Writer’s program.

Michael Mayberry, English HTC, was awarded Provost Undergraduate Research Funds to finance his bike-across-America trip, which served as the fieldwork for a collection of creative non-fiction essays for his thesis.

Allison Hight ’13 presented at West Virginia University's Humor in Literature and Film Linguistics Conference on her paper, "'Grammar' or 'Glamour': The Translation of Punny Humor in Japanese Tanka." Her thesis, "Our Feet in the Present and Our Eyes on the Destination": A Literary Analysis of the Temporality of Internal Colonialism through the Works of Gloria Anzaldua and John Phillip Santos,” won two accolades:

  • 1st prize for HTC Arts and Humanities at the Ohio University Research Expo
  • Dr. Joyce R. Durham Essay Contest ($500 prize)

Spenser Smith ’13 won the English Department’s Undergraduate Thesis Award for his thesis, “Male Identity in Young Adult Literature: The Application of Narrative Psychology to Literary Analysis”


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