English (NYC)

Who We Are


Everyone knows that English majors are highly skilled writers, readers, and analysts. At Pace, our majors are also creative, intellectually curious, and globally aware thanks to the rich curriculum we offer in the study of Creative Writing, Language and Linguistics, and Literature, Culture, and Media.

The English Department on Pace's New York City campus is a vibrant community of leading scholars, deeply engaged students, and a wonderful staff where you have the opportunity to explore literature as a means of understanding yourself and the world, as a form of art, and in its ethical and historical dimensions. Whether you study language or literature, media or memoir, you come to understand the power of language and the many aspects of literary and cultural texts. In so doing, you develop a skill set that is very much in demand in today’s competitive job market and that prepares you for a number of careers, including those in law, publishing, public relations, education, politics, journalism, and many more fields. We help you make connections between the classroom and the career path through our internship program, our mentoring program, and publishing opportunities here at Pace. 

Join the award-winning writers and internationally renowned researchers on our faculty, and our dedicated students, for an intellectual journey that will prepare you to continue on your own path.

Erica Johnson, PhD
41 Park Row, 1513
New York, NY  10038

What are the department's unique distinctions?
  • Nationally and internationally renowned faculty
  • Vibrant student community
  • Three tracks in the BA English major: Creative Writing, Language and Linguistics, and Literature, Culture, and Media
  • Minors in Literature, Creative Writing, and Translation Studies
  • Excellent internship and mentoring programs
Who are we?

Read more about our distinguished faculty here.

For more information, please contact us or drop by!

Betsy Tomala
Program Coordinator
41 Park Row, Room 1514
New York, NY 10038
(212) 346-1418