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.
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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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