Department of English
Welcome to the Writing Program
The Writing Program is comprised of two required writing courses (First-Year Writing and Advanced Writing in the Disciplines), a university Writing Center, and an undergraduate writing journal, NU Writing.NUPath Writing-Intensive Courses
- Ethics: East & West with Prof. Lee, she was exposed to speakers who opened her eyes to issues of cultural stigmas around the world, access to education, & women’s rights.
- NEU Greece Program, she met many unique individuals who believed in the importance of genuine human interaction & support, as well as valued the art of storytelling.
- Economic Justice with Prof. Parekh was inspired by the prof. lecture style and her extensive work in the realm of human trafficking and women’s rights.
- Co-op at the White House, she learned about policy surrounding human rights, women’s rights, and global security issues, and also worked in First Lady Michelle Obama’s office.
- An intern at U.S. Senate Office of the Honorable Dianne Feinstein, worked on hearing concerns of local businesses, handling daily communication with constituents, etc.
- She co-founded a business with one of her colleagues, which is working towards developing and providing affordable housing for people in Guatemala.
- Juliane attended Georgetown Law School and graduated in 2021. She now works as a law clerk in D.C...
Vishal Makhijani ’19
- Sexuality, Gender, & the Law with Prof. Adler, offered a balance of theoretical ideas about sexuality, gender, legal framework & casework surrounding these same topics.
- Constituent advocate for the City of Boston offered not only a deeper understanding of Boston’s politics but also a general understanding of how a city government functions.
- Participated in the Honors dialogue “Rhetoric and Justice in Europe”, had the chance to examine the propaganda strategies behind the Nazi rise to power in Germany.
- Economic Justice with Prof. Parekh, the first PPE course he took, allowed him to explore topics like spatial segregation & gentrification through philosophical lenses.
- Involved with “Generation Citizen”, sends College volunteers into classrooms across Boston to empower middle & high school students to affect change in their local governments.
- Vishal graduated in May of 2019, he hopes to immerse in a space or graduate program that explores what equity and justice look like from an urban planning perspective.
- Advanced Logic with Prof. Rory Smead helped her coursework both in & out of her major; it taught her how to approach problems related to logic in her computer science courses.
- She attended the Pembroke-King’s Programme that tied training to other topics in philosophy and refined her understanding of what formal frameworks might represent.
- During her co-op at the Munich Center, Isabella further enforced her interests in formal philosophy through independent research, conferences, and graduate coursework.
- Ethics & Evolutionary Games gave Isabella tools that she used in her economics courses, and Advanced Logic & Evolutionary Games inspired her to learn more about formal philosophy.
- Isabella had a co-op at Carnegie Mellon University and learned the basics of decision theory and exposed her to formal notation.
- She graduated in Spring of 2018, and accepted an offer to pursue her PhD in philosophy at the University of California Berkeley.
- Currently, Isabella is Graduate Student Instructor at UC Berkeley...
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