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Tim Randell Now a Professor of Practice in Charge of Student Internships and Career Opportunities

Tuesday, August 23, 2016

The Department of English is pleased to announce that this fall Professor Tim Randell will begin as Professor of Practice in charge of student internships and career opportunities. Randell has been an instructor in the English Department since 2006, and director of the Southeast San Diego Tutoring Program. He will now also be working to expand internship opportunities for English majors and minors. And he will be collaborating with Career Services to help our students prepare for the job market. For help with internships and careers, contact him at Tim Randell's interests include modern American poetry and fiction, postmodern/contemporary world literature, and literary theory (particularly psychoanalytic and dialectical criticism). Randell's research focuses on the ideology of literary forms and aesthetic strategies of modern American writers. His article, “Metafiction and the Ideology of Modernism in Fitzgerald’s ‘Winter Dreams,’” appears in The F. Scott Fitzgerald Review10.1 (2012): 108-129.  Randell has taught a variety of undergraduate courses in writing and literature, including the modern Great American novel, American expatriate literature, literature of the Jazz Age, the American Dream in modern/postmodern drama, the postmodern novel, detective fiction, the comic novel, composition and literature, poetry from the Renaissance to the present, introductory and advanced composition, and writing for graduate students. As director of the Southeast San Diego Tutoring Program, Randell places USD interns in local elementary and middle schools to tutor children in reading and math, and he encourages all USD undergraduates to join the program to gain valuable experience and to earn academic credit.

Theatre Open Audition Call

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Jonathan Bowman

Tuesday, August 9, 2016

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New Writing Program Director Welcomed to USD

Tuesday, August 9, 2016

The Department of English is pleased to welcome Professor Amanda Moulder as the Director of the new Writing Program. Moulder has a PhD in Rhetoric and…

Digging in the Deep

Friday, July 15, 2016

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The Long View

Friday, July 15, 2016

CHRIS YANOV TURNS DREAMS INTO REALITY When Chris Yanov ‘03 (MA) spun that wheel on Wheel of Fortune, 15 years ago, he couldn’t possibly h…

SHAFR 2016

SHAFR Conference Knows Much About History

Friday, June 24, 2016

The University of San Diego is hosting 500 members of the Society for Historians of American Foreign Relations (SHAFR), whose annual national meeting …

THRS Major Will Tate President for a Day

Thursday, June 23, 2016

A WHIRLWIND JOURNEY THROUGH COMPLICATED TERRAIN On April 12, junior Will Tate was selected from among 58 undergraduate applicants to trade places for…

Alec Hartman

Class of 2016: Alec Hartman Gives Back

Wednesday, June 15, 2016

When Alec Hartman entered USD as a freshman four years ago, he had no idea how much his life was about to change. Beginning his college career as an e…

Lily Werthan — Fulbright Award Recipient

Tuesday, June 14, 2016

Congratulations to Lily Werthan, a Sociology major in the College of Arts and Sciences who was recently named a recipient of the Fulbright Award. Lily…

Madeline Kasik - Fulbright Award Recipient

Tuesday, June 14, 2016

Congratulations to Madeline Kasik, an International Relations major in the College of Arts and Sciences who was recently named a recipient of the Fulb…

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