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Department of English & Creative Writing

The TU Department of English and Creative Writing excels in teaching and research, specializing in Anglophone literary traditions with interdisciplinary connections. Courses cover diverse topics, from canonical literature to innovative areas like graphic literature, gaming, and digital scholarship. The community of scholars and artists at TU fosters a range of approaches to literary studies. Undergraduate programs emphasize seminar-style classes, providing skills valued by employers. Small class sizes enable close collaboration, and graduates pursue diverse paths in fields such as law, medicine, business, and media. The graduate programs, offering M.A. and Ph.D. degrees, are known for close student-faculty collaboration, rich resources, and opportunities for teaching training and development.

From undergrad to professor: Jennifer Croft shines in creative writing

When Jennifer Croft first came to The University of Tulsa as an undergraduate, she was 15 years old. A homeschooled student who also attended TU’s small University School for gifted children, Croft says she was a bit unprepared for the life of a college student. Fast forward a few decades, and Croft (BA ’01) is enjoying working at TU as an associate professor.

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    • Department Faculty

      Our distinguished faculty comprises accomplished scholars, dedicated educators, and experts in their respective fields. With a commitment to fostering academic excellence, they engage students in innovative and collaborative learning experiences, preparing them for success in a rapidly evolving world. At TU, our faculty members not only impart knowledge but also inspire and mentor students, creating a dynamic and enriching educational environment.

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      Equipped with cutting-edge technology and resources, our classrooms, laboratories, and libraries provide students with unparalleled opportunities to explore, discover, and excel in their academic pursuits. From collaborative study spaces to specialized research labs, our facilities are designed to inspire innovation and support the academic success of our diverse student community.

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    • Arts & Science Research

      Both faculty and students engage in groundbreaking research across diverse disciplines, pushing the boundaries of knowledge and addressing real-world challenges. From impactful studies in energy and environmental sciences to cutting-edge advancements in technology and healthcare, our commitment to research excellence provides a unique and enriching experience for scholars eager to contribute to the forefront of academic exploration and societal progress.

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