People

  • Professor of English / Director of Core Writing

    Betsy A. Bowen is a specialist in rhetoric and composition with interests in community literacy and English Education.  In her role as Director of the Core Writing Program at Fairfield, Dr.

  • Dean of Libraries & University Librarian

    Dr. Brent Mai is our new Dean of Libraries and University Librarian, arriving at Fairfield in July 2016.  He comes to Fairfield as a renowned Volga German scholar with numerous books and articles to his credit.

  • Associate Professor of Classical Studies

    Associate Professor of History and Classical Studies at Fairfield University in Connecticut, USA. Teaching Interests: Roman and Hellenistic history, ancient social history, late antiquity, the post-Roman Mediterranean, Nile valley civilizations.

  • Professor of English

    Gita Rajan is Professor of English and Associate Faculty in the Women’s, Gender and Sexuality Studies Program at Fairfield University, with a strong research and publication record in South Asian Literatures and Visual Cultures, and Gender, Global

  • Professor of English

    Nels Pearson obtained Ph.D. in English from the University of Maryland in 2001, and joined the faculty at Fairfield University in 2007.

  • Assistant Professor of English

    Shannon Kelley (Duke University, Ph.D.) is an assistant professor in the English department at Fairfield University, specializing in ecocriticism, Women’s Studies, and early modern literature.

  • Associate Professor of English

    Sonya Huber is an Associate Professor at Fairfield University, where she teaches creative nonfiction, publishing, editing, and composition.

  • Associate Professor of English

    Lei "Tommy" Xie is an Associate Professor of Journalism and Director of Digital Journalism at Fairfield University, where he teaches journalism and communication.