Emory's Department of English is home to a diverse group of scholars who leverage a variety of backgrounds, experiences, and perspectives to enrich Emory's academic culture. Our faculty includes specialists from Emory's Disability Studies Initiative, the African American Studies Department, and the Center for Mind, Brain, and Culture.
Research and Publications
Collectively, faculty members in the English Department have published scores of books in a broad variety of fields.
The Department of English has garnered international acclaim for the work being done by faculty members and students. The Department has drawn influential literary figures to its ranks - such as Booker Prize winning author, Salman Rushdie (pictured above), poet laureate, Natasha Tretheway, and Pulitzer Prize winning author, Hank Klibinoff.
A Beautiful Institution
The English Department is housed in the Callaway Memorial Center, a proud fixture of Emory University's central campus. The building faces out onto the quad, adjacent to the Woodruff Library, the Carlos Museum, and many other notable campus landmarks.