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Student and Faculty Awards


  • In six of the past nine years, English doctoral students have earned the coveted Alumni Association Distinguished Dissertation Award.
  • Esther Wolfe’s paper entitled “‘Except that the haunted, hidden thing was me’: Using Critical Sociological Theories of Haunting in Paradigms for Transsexual Justice” was named best LGBT Presentation at the Diversity Research Symposium.
  • Tricia Johnson won a 2012 Bernadette H. Perham Scholarship recognizing academic excellence and leadership.
  • Stephanie Hedge was awarded the Ball State University Alumni Association Excellence in Teaching Award for 2012.
  • Philip Rudd (PhD, Applied Linguistics, 2008) traveled to Nairobi, Kenya, on a prestigious 2005 Fulbright-Hays grant from the U.S. Department of Education.


Department of English
Robert Bell Building (RB), Room 297
Ball State University
Muncie, IN 47306

Hours: Monday-Friday 8 a.m.-5 p.m.
Phone: 765-285-8580
Fax: 765-285-3765
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