English at Northwest University

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Welcome to the English Department

The English Department here at Northwest University is devoted to providing students with academic opportunities of the highest degree. Please feel free to browse through our faculty profiles, take a look at our major-related opportunities, and visit our links relating to the Northwest University chapter of Sigma Tau Delta, the International English Honor Society.


The English Department is seeking a Student Worker for the 2015-2016 school year. This position involves year-long event planning, the creation of promotional materials, and office / administrative work. Applications are available in the English Department. Contact Dr. Webster (jeremiah.webster@northwestu.edu) or Siobhon McManus (swenglish@northwestu.edu) if you have questions or would like to receive an application via email.


We are proud of our diverse and accomplished faculty. Their scholarly interests range from Modernism to adolescent literature to gender issues to second language acquisition, and they’ve published poems, grammar books, scholarly articles, and more.

Sigma Tau Delta

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Calling all English majors, minors, and endorsements! If you are a devoted scholar and love the English language with all if its rich legacy, consider joining Sigma Tau Delta, an honor society devoted to the pursuit of excellence in the study of literature and writing.

The Writing Center

Our excellent staff of peer tutors is ready to help you with every phase of your writing projects.  Visit the Writing Center Homepage to find our hours, mission, policies, and expectations.

More info contact swenglish@northwestu.edu