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Welcome Future Students

Considering a degree at Trent University? You’ve made a great choice. Trent University is a wonderful place to pursue your academic journey.

A Hub of Learning and Innovation

Building on a tradition of academic excellence spanning nearly four decades, Trent Durham offers a dynamic and rigorous education experience grounded in the social sciences and humanities and unparalleled in the Durham Region and eastern GTA.

  • English Literature professor chats with students in a seminar setting

Rita Bode

Degrees Held:

B.A., M.A., Ph.D. (University of Toronto)


Durham Campus Rm. 155
905-435-5102 x5002

Research Interests:

  • 19th- and Early 20th-century British and American
  • Transatlantic studies
  • Women writers
  • Young adult fiction

Courses Taught 2015/2016:

ENGL 1001H     
ENGL 3307H     
ENGL 3701H