Congratulations to the following graduate students in the Department of English who will receive their MA, MFA, or PhD degrees in Spring 2022!

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Name Major Professor Title of MA Thesis (T), MA Creative Component (CC), MFA Thesis (T), or PhD Dissertation (D)
Anderson, Katheryn Donna Niday Edgar Allan Poe: The man, the stories, the experience (CC)
Arp, Amanda Margaret LaWare Theorizing a fat rhetoric:  Making space for the body in rhetoric and beyond (D)
Becker, Kimberly Bethany Gray Extending our understanding of unpublished graduate student writing: The creation and analysis of CorGrad (D)
Bertilson, Jennifer James Ranalli A teacher’s guide to implementing collaborative writing into ENGL 101B (CC)
Bouwman, Wren Evgeny Chukharev- Hudilainen Morphological expressions of imperative speech acts in the Gothic Bible (T)
Calhoun, Zachary Kenneth Cook The song of the leaf:  A novel (T)
Carter, John Debra Marquart Apocalypse elegies (T)
Challis, Katherine Bethany Gray Is there a core vocabulary for Czech? Introducing the Czech General Service List (T)
Cronk, Aaron Geoffrey Sauer The aspiring entrepreneur’s guide to web design (CC)
Deam, Natalie K. L. Cook Undead blues:  A short-story cycle (T)
Edalatishams, Idee John Levis A prosodic corpus of teaching assistant classroom speech: Discourse intonation and information structure (D)
Golden, Emily K. L. Cook ARC:  A novel (T)
Haleas, Peter Barbara Hass The virus of dreams (T)
Helmick, Elizabeth Linda Shenk Trauma and resilience theory within Shakespeare’s storytelling: The hauntings of Hamlet and the healing of The Winter’s Tale (T)
Herrera, Damian Matthew Silvis Tabletop roleplaying games and emergent ecophobia:  An ecocritical analysis (T)
Jackson, Meghan Jeremy Withers Science fiction and the second wave feminism: Women’s writing, individuality, and (in)action in Joanna Russ’s The female man and Margaret Atwood’s The handmaid’s tale (T)
Kochem, Timothy John Levis Second language teacher cognition development in an online L2 pronunciation pedagogy course: A quasi-experimental study (D)
Kovach, Ginnia Debra Marquart Florescence:  A mind healing in the company of flowers (T)
Maynard, Savannah Evgeny Chukharev-Hudilainen Aspectual predictors of mood selection in specialized imperative verbal forms in Gothic (T)
Meister, Philippe Charles Kostelnick Design and evaluation of learner-centered interactive print for general aviation weather education (D)
Myers, Joanne Brandon Sams Exploring gender identity with short stories in the high school classroom (CC)
Riley-Smith, Emily Barbara Hass How Iphigenia met the stars (T)
Weber, Jenna Rochelle Zuck Time traveling and the severed sisterhood:  A close examination of relationships, history, and feminism in Octavia Butler’s Kindred (T)
Weideman, Haley Brandon Sams Teaching Indigenous literature for social justice:  Cherie Dimaline’s The Marrow Thieves in U.S. secondary classrooms (T)
Wickman, Josephine Jeremy Withers The nature of a fantastical world:  An ecocritical approach to Brandon Sanderson’s The way of kings (T)
Young, Debra Lesley Bartlett “A little odd…but they always helped greatly”:  Using contemplative practice in critical community-engaged writing (D)