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Gerard Passannante is the director of the Comparative Literature Program. He will be your advisor in relation to policies, procedures, and degree requirements. He will also provide registration permission, which you will need before you sign up for courses. In addition, he oversees students’ progress to degree, recruits prospective students, coordinates fellowship awards, and assists in preparing students for the job market. (2116E Tawes, gpassann@umd.edu)

Heather Dias is the program coordinator for graduate students in English and Comparative Literature. She is available to answer any questions prospective students may have about the application process, as well as working with current students to ensure proper paperwork and proceedures are followed. (2116D Tawes, hdias@umd.edu)