Julie Porter Receives PhD from Columbia

Posted June 2012

Julie Porter, (MA ‘06) who was nominated for a Pushcart Prize in 2010, received a Ph.D. in education from Columbia University in May, 2012.

Her dissertation is entitled, "Beyond McPoetry: Contemporary American Poetry in the Institutionalized Creative Writing Program Era,” and explores how the rise of the M.F.A. program in creative writing has impacted contemporary American poetry.