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Widely recognized as one of the leading departments in the nation, English at UCLA long has been known for its innovative research and excellence in teaching. Today, the English Department maintains its strong commitment to traditional areas of study, while also supporting groundbreaking research and teaching in new and interdisciplinary approaches to literary studies. Each year, our stellar faculty of nationally and internationally renowned scholars offer a rich array of undergraduate and graduate courses which reflect the great breadth of literatures in English. Our undergraduate program offers students a historically informed and geographically diverse perspective on literature, while also developing writing and analytic skills. Students in our graduate program have the opportunity to engage a wide variety of critical and scholarly approaches to English literatures and cultures.

 

Mitchum Huehls is this year's winner of the Distinguished Teaching Award for Non-Senate Faculty

 

Mitchum Huehls, Associate Adjunct Professor in the Department of English, is one of three recipients of this year’s Distinguished Teaching Award for Non-Senate Faculty. Professor Huehls teaches courses in classical and modern literary theory, twentieth-century American literatures, and postmodernist fictions – subject matter generally considered complex and arcane. Students frequently refer to his interest in their success and pushing their limits, citing his ability to open their minds to new ways of thinking and their own potential as scholars. read more>>

 

Felicity Nussbaum is this year's winner of the Distinguished Teaching Award for Senate Faculty

 

Felicity Nussbaum, Distinguished Professor in the Department of English, is one of six recipients of this year’s Distinguished Teaching Award for Senate Faculty, and the recipient of the particular honor “Distinction in Teaching at the Graduate Level.” Indeed, Professor Nussbaum, a pioneer of the field of the “new” eighteenth century, commands an impressive record of graduate mentorship. She has chaired nine completed dissertations, with every resulting Ph.D. now holding a tenure-track position. read more>>