Our Graduates

Degrees in the Department of English, Foreign Languages, and Cultural Studies prepare our students for a wide range of careers. Listed below are some of our graduates and their accomplishments:

James Huss
MA English, currently pursuing TESOL certificate—English teacher Asia American International Academy, New Taipei City, Taiwan; writer for Elephantine Publishing Company

Raley Pellittieri
BA English—Editor, Enterprise and Interstate Progress, Mansfield, La.

Brittany R. Dixon
MA English–Administrative Assistant for Re-Entry Solutions of CENLA and General Manager of Good Shepherd Funeral Home, Alexandria, La.

Sherry Talton
BA English, MA English, JD University of Texas at Austin School of Law–Lawyer, Jackson Lewis P.C., Seattle, WA.

Cheryl Garrett
MA English, pursuing Ph.D. in English, Literature Concentration, University of Alabama.

Kaysee Carrere
MA English, pursuing Ph.D. in English in TESL program, Oklahoma State University.

Khirsten Doolan
MA English, pursuing Ph.D. in Literary and Cultural Studies, University of Louisiana at Lafayette.

Crystal Veronie
MA English, Postgraduate student pursuing Ph.D. in English from University of Southern Mississippi.

Dr. Matt Barton
BA English, MA English, PhD Rhetoric and Composition, University of South Florida–Professor of English, St. Cloud State University.

Dr. Lillian Purdy
BBA Belmont College, MLS Vanderbilt University, MA English, Northwestern State University, PhD in English, University of Louisiana at Lafayette–Professor of English and Coordinator of Advising and Retention at Louisiana College, Pineville, La.

Tish Felts
BA English, MA English–Training and Communications, Transocean.

Angelin Adams Borsics
BA English, MA English–Editor at Clarkson Potter, an imprint of Random House–editor of 2015 James Beard Foundation Award winners The Kitchen Cookbook (general cooking winner) and In Her Kitchen (photography winner).

Ashley Briggs
BS Mathemathics, MA Heritage Resources, MA English–NSU Director of Academic Success Center, Liberal Arts Advisor.

Thomas Parrie
MA English, MFA, McNeese State University–Nominee for Pushcart Prize for Poetry–Instructor, Southeastern Louisiana University.

R. Allyce Hill
BA English, JD Southern University Law School–-Executive Director, South Carolina Women Laywers Association.

Catherine Beverly
BA English, MA Library and Information Science, Florida State University–Librarian II, Sterling Municipal Library, Houston, Texas.

Lee Ann Price
BA English, MA English–South Korea–English Instructor, Daejeon Elementary Afterschool English Program, Carrot Global teaching corporate English to South Korean executives.

Katie Magana
BA, MA English, Postgraduate student pursuing Ph.D. in English–Victoria University of Wellington, New Zealand–Victoria Doctoral Scholarship holder–tutor (teaching assistant) in the English programme.

Andrew Shirley
BA, MA English–Developmental Writing Instructor, Bossier Parish Community College LSU-S campus.

Alanna Cornes
MA English, TESOL Certificate–English Department Chair, UIL Academic Coordinator, ESL Coordinator, Kirbyville High School; Adjunct Instructor of English, Angelina College.

Janet Covey Novotny
MA English, TESOL Certificate–Online Service Learning/Business Professor, Grand Canyon University; Adjunct English Professor, Allied American University.