Texas Tech University

Current Students


  • Rebecca Campbell, first year MA student, is interested in theories of globalization and world literature.
  • Kerry Manzo, doctoral candidate, has research interests in Postcolonial Studies, Gender and Sexuality Studies, and African literature.
  • Kenna Neitch graduated with an MA in 2016. Her MA thesis "The Nature of Satire: Essentialism, Gender, and Purpose" won the graduate school's best thesis award in 2016. She is currently a second year PhD student in the program. Her areas of interest are Central American literature and Women's Studies.
  • Nidhi Kaith graduated with an MA in 2016. Her research was in South Asian and African literatures in the context of revolutionary movements.
  • MaryAnn Widerburg, second year PhD student, is interested in apost-9/11 Global literature and Women's, Gender, and Sexuality Studies 

Comparative literature


For more information about the Comparative Literature emphasis, contact Dr. Yuan Shu or by calling the Department of English at 806.742.2500.

For general information about graduate study in English at Texas Tech University, please contact the Director of Graduate Studies by email or at 806.742.2500 ext. 248.