Duke University



2138 Campus Drive

Durham, NC 27708

United States





Program Information

Degree Offered:

Ph.D. - English

Format: Campus

Program Description:

Known for its innovative and influential approaches to the study of literature, the doctoral program in the Department of English takes pride in its dynamic,challenging, and collegial atmosphere of intellectual exchange. Ranked in 1995 by the National Research Council as one of the top five graduate programs inEnglish in the country, the department is distinguished by its encouragement of interdisciplinary, multilingual, and cross-cultural research. It also continues to provide superior training in the English and American literary traditions that have always inspired revision and reinterpretation and that remain essential areas ofstudy for literary professionals.


Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges

Facts & Figures

Classification: Doctoral/Research University—Extensive

Locale: Midsize City

Size & Settings: 10,000-19,999