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Department of English Language and Literature

Contact Us

The English department is located in the Welsh Humanities Office Building (HUO).
The main office can be found on the first floor.

Our Office

     Humanities Office Building
     University of South Carolina
     1620 College Street, Rm 107
     Columbia, SC 29208

Phone: 803-777-4203
Fax: 803-777-9064


Undergraduate Studies

Ed Gieskes
Undergraduate Director
Phone: 803-777-2138

Rachel Corbett
Student Coordinator
Phone: 803-777-2138


Graduate Studies

Brian Glavey
Graduate Director
Phone: 803-777-5063

Laura Thorp
Student Coordinator
Phone: 803-777-5063


First-Year English

Holly Crocker
First Year English Director
Phone: 803-777-2253

Charlita Earle
Program Coordinator
Phone: 803-777-2137


Speech Communication and Rhetoric

Jonathan Edwards
Program Director
Phone: 803-777-2339

Kimberley May
Administrative Assistant
Phone:  803-7772339