Follow the links below to find detailed information about the Department of English Graduate program (in the Graduate Handbook) and forms you may need as you progress through your degree program. If you have any questions, please contact the Graduate Advisor or Graduate Secretary.

Forms                                                        Graduate Handbook 2023-24 (649 KB)                                         

Graduate Advisor

All aspects of the Department of English MA and PhD programs are administered by the Graduate Advisor. The Advisor is the Chair of the Graduate Committee, which assists with admissions decisions, setting graduate courses, vetting award applications, student funding matters, and other processes related to students’ progress. The Advisor’s responsibilities include consulting with students on program planning, academic expectations, funding applications, and professional development. You may also contact the Graduate Advisor for assistance with navigating policies and requirements (whether of the department or the Faculty of Graduate Studies) and any special circumstances affecting your degree progress.

Dr. Stephen Ross is the current Graduate Advisor.

Office: CLE C357
Phone: 250-721-7237

Graduate Secretary

Deborah Ogilvie
Office: CLE C343
Phone: 250-721-6331

Graduate Committee Members (January-December 2024)

  • Stephen Ross (Graduate Advisor)
  • Magdalena Kay
  • Jentery Sayers
  • Jamie Dopp
  • Richard van Oort