In the classroom, SUNY Distinguished Professors and recipients
of the Chancellor's Award for Excellence in Teaching guide students
Our department offers a rich, stimulating intellectual community
that promotes student excellence.
UB English faculty are at the forefront of their fields,
garnering Pulitzer Prizes, Guggenheim Fellowships, NEH
grants and several other scholarly research awards.
Our graduates succeed in a diverse range of careers, from
novel-writing, journalism and editing to arts management, public
relations, teaching, law and medicine.
Certificate programs help students build specific skill-sets.
Both undergraduate and graduate certificates can be combined with
full degree tracks.
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
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.
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The most recent Robert Creeley Lecture on Poetry and Poetics
featured renowned poetry critic, editor and theorist Jerome