Two Students in Wood Paneled Lecture Hall - LG Whether you’re a first-year undergraduate improving your writing skills, a senior developing a thesis, or a graduate student honing your teaching techniques or defending your dissertation, you’re part of the lively, engaging and supportive community that is Fordham’s English Department. We offer a major in English, a creative writing concentration, two minors, an M.A., and a fully funded Ph.D.

Faculty teach and do research in virtually every field of English, American, and postcolonial literatures as well as literary criticism, theory, and cultural studies. Our particular strengths include medieval, early modern, 18th century, and American literatures and cultures.