Advising

English Majors

Academic Advisor

Kendra English
k.english@neu.edu
180 Renaissance Place
(617) 373-3980 or (617)373-8598

Kendra is the professional advisor on staff who assists all English Majors. You can either visit her drop-in hours or make an appointment.

See Kendra for the following issues and questions:

  • Progress toward completion of core and major or minor requirements
  • Transfer credit for non-English courses
  • Irregularities in–or questions about–your self-audit
  • Evaluating course equivalencies for core courses taken elsewhere
  • Fitting Study Abroad or Co-op into your academic program
  • How and when to take leaves of absence or withdrawals
  • Concerns about non-English classes you are taking
  • Year of graduation
  • Senior clearance

Faculty Advisor

Professor Beth Britt
409 Holmes Hall
(617) 373-5170
e.britt@neu.edu

See Professor Britt for:

• Becoming a new major or minor in the English department
• Planning or completing your major or minor program
• Issues or concerns about an English course (other than required writing courses)
• Graduate study in English
• Evaluating course equivalencies for English courses taken elsewhere (e.g., Study Abroad, schools previously attended)

Co-op Advisor

Lisa Doherty
65 Lake Hall
(617) 373-3407
l.doherty@neu.edu

Non-English Majors

If you are trying to register for First-Year College Writing or AWD, including AWD online:

Linda Collins
Administrative Specialist
405 Lake Hall (617) 373-2513
li.collins@neu.edu

For questions concerning the First-Year College Writing requirement:

Ms. Kara Mae Brown
Interim Director of First-Year Writing
415 Nightengale Hall
(617) 373-2771
km.brown@neu.edu

For questions concerning Advanced Writing in the Disciplines:

Professor Neal Lerner
Interim Director of AWD
471 Holmes Hall
(617) 373-2451
n.lerner@neu.edu

If you want a writing course evaluated for transfer credit:

Professor Chris Gallagher
Director of the Writing Program
c.gallagher@neu.edu

If you still are not sure who should help you, Jean Duddy in 405 Lake Hall (x4540) can help guide you to the proper adviser.