In this three-way style interview, professors Alma Rosa Alvarez and Ed Battistella talk about their recent publications and writing process.

The English major at SOU offers a well-rounded undergraduate education, launching students to a variety of fulfilling careers. This featured series will explore the many career paths an English major can take after completing their degree at SOU.

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The English program at SOU would like to recognize the outstanding scholarship of three English majors: Michael Surgeon, MeKenzie Brock, and Taylor Madden. All three students recently submitted papers to the prestigious Johns Hopkins University Richard Macksey Undergraduate Research Symposium.

The Scholastic Art and Writing awards have left a lasting impression on English majors at SOU. Since 2016, the scholastic juror position has quickly been filled by English majors who are eager to read and judge the works of young writers across America.

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SOU alumni, Michael Kerr, graduated Summa Cum Laude Laude with a degree in English and Writing from SOU in 2009. After graduation, Kerr ventured into the writing world and has written for dozens of publications including VentureBeat, Portland Business Journal, Forbes, and the Financial Times.

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There are lots of exciting ways for English majors at SOU to get involved in the community. What better way to start off the new year by applying for an internship! The English Program has an extensive list of internship and volunteer opportunities that cater to students’ interests and offer students valuable ways to put their English major to good use.

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Tara Thomas received her B.A. in English from Southern Oregon University in 2012. She is a second-year Ph.D. student in the Department of Literature at the University of California, Santa Cruz, where she studies Victorian-Edwardian literature and queer cultural studies.

Sabrina Sherman is a 2016 cum laude graduate of Southern Oregon University with a BA in English. A native of Grants Pass, she is completing a Ph.D. in English at the University of Oregon, where she teaches college composition.

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Born in Lewiston, Idaho, Kendall Meador moved up and down the west coast before completing her BA in English at Southern Oregon University. She is currently pursuing a Ph.D. in American literature at Southern Methodist University in Dallas, TX. In her free time, she enjoys writing poetry and cooking.

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Dante Fumagalli is a 2017 summa cum laude graduate of Southern Oregon University, with a double major in English and Art History. A member of the founding class of SOU’s Honors College, he was the 2017 student commencement speaker.