We have an excellent record of placing our students in academic positions. Whether your goal is a small, teaching-oriented, liberal-arts college or a major research institution, our program gives you the foundations needed to attract the attention of academic hiring committees. Our program specializes in training academics and we are known for producing excellent scholars who are productive throughout their careers. Our students hold positions at major research universities, such as University of Arizona, University of Georgia, Texas A&M, and Emory University as well as teaching oriented colleges, like High Point University, Hanover College, and Methodist College. Our list of alumni shows the range of positions students have chosen after completing their Ph.D at FSU. Students currently on the job market in the department receive support from faculty and staff throughout their application process.