English Majors

Academic Advisor

Kendra English
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

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

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

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

For questions concerning Advanced Writing in the Disciplines:

Professor Neal Lerner
Interim Director of AWD
471 Holmes Hall
(617) 373-2451

If you want a writing course evaluated for transfer credit:

Professor Chris Gallagher
Director of the Writing Program

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.