Rhetoric, Professional Writing, and Community Engagement

The University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee’s Department of English offers an MA degree with an emphasis in Rhetoric and Professional Writing and a PhD in Public Rhetorics and Community Engagement (Plan B). Our department is consistently ranked in the top third and our program is distinguished by its:

  • focus on training teacher-scholars,
  • a close-knit, supportive community, and
  • interdisciplinary scholarship.

Our faculty members publish award-winning books and articles, serve on the editorial boards of leading journals and book series, hold leadership positions in national organizations, and are frequently invited to conferences as featured or keynote speakers.

Join us: Apply!

Contact Person
Associate Professor, Maria Novotny
Curtin 488

Rhetoric, Professional Writing, and Community Engagement Participating Faculty