English Programs

The English Department offers

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Many student opportunities are available through the Gettysburg College English Department, and the English Department is also home to The Writing Center.

Find out more about our programs, explore the courses offered, and meet our faculty.

Student Research

Research that matters: Jerome Clarke ’17 examines political movements as a Mellon Scholar.

When Jerome Clarke ’17 first arrived on campus, he knew he wanted to seek out opportunities where he could make a difference.

“I decided a long time ago that I wanted to do impactful things on this campus,” Clarke said. “I oriented myself that way and charged at it, which just happens to land me in many of the different places I’ve landed in.”

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Faculty Profile


Prof. Christopher D'Addario is a time traveler. Or that’s what his research calls to mind. As an English professor who is also interested in history, he cares about bringing to life early modern British literature for students—not just the facts and figures of what was happening during that time period, but actually getting them to imagine what life had been like in the 16th and 17th centuries.

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