Welcome to the English Department at Webster University. Here you will find professors
and students who cultivate creativity, actively appreciate the beauty and power of
great writing, and consistently strive to connect art with life. Our classes are small
and discussion-oriented, and students are individually mentored by their professors
Each English major chooses one of three emphases:
We also offer a minor in English and a minor and certificate in professional writing. In addition, we contribute to the interdisciplinary drama studies minor offered at our London campus
Our students graduate with not only a substantial knowledge of literature and excellent writing abilities, but also the general critical reading, thinking, and communication skills necessary to make a mark on the world in whatever way they see fit.
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Chair & Associate Professor
Anne teaches courses on early modern British literature, including Shakespearean drama, as well as courses exploring such early modern genres as epic and romance. She is also currently on the Women's Studies Committee. She received her Ph.D. from the University of Virginia, where she completed her dissertation on 16th- and 17th- century British angling literature. Her current research interests include Shakespeare, pastoral literature of the early modern era, and women in literature.
8260 Big Bend Blvd.
St. Louis, MO 63119
Department Manager: Karen Miller