University of South Florida

College of Arts & Sciences


English Department professors


Dr. Meredith Johnson and Dr. Nathan Johnson have been awarded an NCA Philosophy of Communication Award for their co-authored chapter, "Can Objects Be Moral Agents? Posthuman Praxis in Public Transportation".

Dr. Laura Runge and Dr. Jessica Cook co-edited "The Circuit of Apollo: Eighteenth-century Women's Tributes to Women." The book was published by University of Delaware Press in May 2019 as part of an Early Modern Feminism series. The collection of essays delves into the relationships and networks of women from the late seventeenth to mid-nineteenth centuries.

Former English Department Chair Hunt Hawkins has been awarded Emeritus status in 2019.

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The College of Arts and Sciences is the intellectual heart of the University of South Florida. We are a community of teachers and scholars united in the belief that broadly educated people are the basis of a just, free, and prosperous society. By focusing on the big questions facing all of humanity, we prepare students for successful, socially responsible personal and professional lives. By conducting innovative, interdisciplinary research and scholarship, we advance knowledge in ways that prepare us to address complex social and scientific problems and enhance the quality of life for people and communities.