Graduate Student of the Month

Kevin Rudick, MA program

Kevin Rudick is currently a student in the M.A. program in English. He earned his B.A. in English from Northeastern State University (Tahlequah, OK), with a capstone project on the function of constructed languages in fiction, particularly in the work of J.R.R. Tolkien. He began the M.A. at ISU in fall 2014.

Kevin is currently finishing his first-year as an M.A. and enjoys studying Anglo-Saxon language and literature. This semester Kevin will be attending the International Conference for the Fantastic in the Arts where he will present his research “Caliban upon Cthulhu,” which examines authors’ treatment of monster gods (i.e. the gods worshipped by monsters).

Kevin is also holds a graduate teaching assistantship. When Kevin is not on campus or doing homework he likes to camp, hike, and fish in southeast Idaho’s many national parks and wild areas.  He is pictured along with his lovely fiancée and soon to be wife, Courtney.