Each member of the English faculty teaches a variety of courses, and each has a different area or areas of literary expertise, whether scholarly or creative. Some may be pursuing ongoing research projects with which you might assist as a work-study aide. All full-time faculty members serve as academic advisors and in this capacity can often provide you with useful insights into the study of English at Hartwick and beyond, as well as the uses of an English major in the professional world. Get to know your advisor as soon as possible, since it is highly probable that he or she will play a significant role in your development as a Hartwick English major.