Allison Shelton

Alumni Spotlight: Allison Shelton

The pursuable career options with an English degree have expanded drastically in the past five years alone, broadening the use and the function of an English major in academia and outside of it. English majors are working in law, counseling, business, politics, science – fields that used to exclude the...

Olivia Meikle

Alumni Spotlight: Olivia Meikle

The alumni of our three graduate programs exhibit success in a multitude of ways once they leave the University of Colorado Boulder, personally and professionally. They enter diverse and unique career paths that do not always revolve around academia, even extending the skills they learned in the English Department to...

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CU Boulder’s first Schwarzman Scholar announced

Dr. Alex Corey Headshot

Alumni Spotlight: Dr. Alex Corey

One of the key components of the English Department at the University of Colorado Boulder is the rigorous and highly selective PhD program in Literature. The fully-funded five-year program involves coursework, a Comprehensive Examination, undergraduate teaching, and a dissertation has trained a large number of bright and accomplished alumni. Their...

Kathy Beeck

Kathy Beeck, Co-founder of BIFF Film Festival (BA 1986)

Beeck is the co-founder of the Boulder International Film Festival, now going into its 14th year.

Lynne Cheney

Lynne Cheney, Second Lady (MA 1964)

Cheney is an American author, scholar, and former talk-show host. She is the wife of the 46th Vice President of the United States, Dick Cheney and served as the Second Lady of the United States from 2001 to 2009.

Serena Chopra

Serena Chopra, Poet (MA 2012)

Chopra is a poet and Fulbright Fellow who teaches in the MFA Program at Naropa University’s Jack Kerouac School of Disembodied Poetics.

Eli Craig

Eli Craig, Film Director (BA 1994)

Craig is a Canadian-American screenwriter and film director, who started his career as an actor.

Sean Foreman

Sean Foreman, Recording Artist (BA 2007)

Foreman is an American multi-platinum recording artist and member of the electronic pop duo 3OH!3

Drew Goddard

Drew Goddard, Film Entertainer (1997)

Goddard is an American film and television screenwriter, director, and producer. He began his career as a writer on numerous acclaimed television series, such as Buffy the Vampire Slayer, Alias, and Lost.