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In the UB English Department, we promote scholarship and writing that questions and expands conventional disciplinary boundaries, and we encourage dialogue and cross-fertilization between different areas of specialization.

Undergraduate English majors

The UB English faculty includes many prize-winning teachers and scholars, including SUNY Distinguished Professors and Recipients of the Chancellor's Award for  Excellence in Teaching, as well as recipients of the Pulitzer Prize, the Guggenheim, and other scholarly research awards.


You will find our department to be a vibrant and thriving intellectual community that is a supportive and stimulating environment in which to do your graduate work.


Work with leaders in the field

UB English faculty are prize-winning teachers and scholars that include SUNY Distinguished Professors, winners of a Pulitzer PrizeGuggenheim, National Endowment for the Humanities and several other scholarly research awards.

Why Major in English?

English is among the University's most illustrious, broadly useful, and comprehensive majors.  The study of literature is the study of life in all of its dimensions, and we teach courses in that spirit.

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Innovative Graduate Study

The doctoral and master's programs of the Department of English at the University at Buffalo are among the most open, flexible, and innovative in the country.