Department of English

MTSU English Program PagesUndergraduate | Graduate

The English Department, the largest department in the University, boasts a productive and professionally diverse faculty involved in a wide range of academic endeavors. Visitors can find information about faculty members through their individual profiles.

The Department's mission is to exercise and strengthen students' critical thinking and writing skills to prepare them to participate in intellectual, cultural, and professional arenas once they graduate. Degrees in English increase opportunities for success in a constantly changing job market.

Visitors can find information about the curriculum, as well as specifics about Majors, Minors, and the Graduate Program. Prospective and current students will find information geared specifically to them in For Students as well as details on awards and scholarships unique to our Department.

English Department offices are located on the third floor of Peck Hall: Main Office, PH 301 [green hall]; Lower Division Office, PH 324 and Upper Division Office, PH 323 [both blue hall]; Graduate Office, PH 316 [yellow hall]. We welcome the opportunity to share information about our department. Feel free to contact us with comments and questions about our programs of study and departmental activities.


English Department Books Composite


 Remembering Cheryl Flanigan (1953-2016)

Remembering David Lavery (1949-2016)


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"The unread story is not a story; it is little black marks on wood pulp. The reader, reading it, makes it live: a live thing, a story."--Ursula K. Le Guin

Mailing Address:
Department of English
Middle Tennessee State University
Box 70
1301 East Main Street
Murfreesboro, TN 37132

Main Office: Peck Hall 302
Department Chair: Dr. Maria K. Bachman

Email: Maria.Bachman@mtsu.edu
Telephone: (615) 898-5644
Fax: (615) 898-5098