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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.

Researchers ID, honor Presbyterian School for Indian Girls students

In 2020, TU faculty and students in partnership with the Muscogee (Creek) Nation created the Presbyterian School for Indian Girls Project to learn more about the students at TU’s predecessor institution. Last month, the team published the first three biographies of students who attended the school.

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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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