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Mark Doty Awarded the 2008 National Book Award for Poetry

Mark DotyMark Doty, Professor

 Mark Doty, professor of English starting in the fall 2009, was awarded the 2008 National Book Award for Poetry for his book of poems, Fire to Fire: New and Selected Poems.

Another Banner Year of Awards for Rutgers English Faculty

Congratulations to Professors Cheryl A. Wall, John A. McClure, Martin Gliserman, and Richard E. Miller, who have received the most prestigious awards given annually by the Board of Governors for faculty research and teaching.

Abena P. A. Busia Awarded a Fulbright-Hays Group Projects Abroad Grant

altThe English Department congratulates Professor Abena P. A. Busia who, along with Professors Al Howard and Carolyn Brown in the History Department, has been awarded a Fulbright-Hays Group Projects Abroad Grant.

Marianne DeKoven Wins Research Award

Marianne DeKovenRutgers English would like to congratulate Professor Marianne DeKoven on receiving the 2005 Board of Trustees Award for Excellence in Research, the highest honor given at Rutgers for outstanding scholarly distinction.

Marianne DeKoven's Utopia Limited Wins Award

Utopia LimitedCongratulations to Professor Marianne DeKoven, whose most recent book, Utopia Limited, has been selected as the co-winner of the 2005 Barbara Perkins and George Perkins Award!

Cheryl A. Wall’s Worrying the Line has been nominated by the Zora Neale Hurston/Richard Wright Foundation for a 2006 Hurston/Wright Legacy Award for Nonfiction

Worrying the LineCheryl A. Wall’s Worrying the Line: Black Women Writers, Lineage, and Literary Tradition has been nominated by the Zora Neale Hurston/Richard Wright Foundation for a 2006 Hurston/Wright Legacy Award for Nonfiction.

Richard E. Miller’s Writing at the End of the World has just won the 2006 James N. Britton Award

Writing at the End of the WorldRichard E. Miller’s Writing at the End of the World has just won the 2006 James N. Britton Award.

Administered by the National Council of Teachers of English, the Britton Award encourages English language teacher development, by promoting reflective inquiry in which teachers raise questions about teaching and learning in their own teaching/learning settings.

Michael McKeon's The Secret History of Domesticity has been selected as a Winner by the Association of American Publishers' Professional and Scholarly Publishing Awards in Communication and Cultural Studies

The Secret History of DomesticityMichael McKeon's The Secret History of Domesticity: Public, Private, and the Division of Knowledge has been selected as a Winner by the Association of American Publishers' Professional and Scholarly Publishing Awards in Communication and Cultural Studies.

Cheryl A. Wall Named Board of Governors Professor of English

wall_picCheryl A. Wall has just been named as a Board of Governors Professor of English by Rutgers University.

Barry V. Qualls Named as the 2006 New Jersey Professor of the Year

Barry V. QuallsBarry V. Qualls has just been named as the 2006 New Jersey Professor of the Year by the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching and the Council for Advancement and Support Education.