The Ph.D. program provides advanced studies in the literature and languages of the English-speaking Caribbean. Doctoral students may specialize in Literature or Linguistics. Some students may combine both areas in their dissertations.
Dr. Sally Delgado, Dr. Michel DeGraff, and Petra Avillan, doctoral candidate in the English Department, at the Society for Pidgin and Creole Linguistics summer conference in Tampere, Finland, June 2017
Credits and courses
Courses required for doctoral students specializing in Linguistics
Courses required for doctoral students specializing in Literature
PhD Alumni & their Dissertations
Note: as of October 24, 2018, admissions to the doctoral program are permitted in August and in January of each year.