Betsy A. Bowen

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Professor of English, Faculty Chair of Service Learning

Betsy A. Bowen, Professor of English, teaches courses on composition, literacy, and children’s literature.  Her research examines the experiences of last generation of Americans who were enslaved as they sought, or were denied, access to literacy. “Reading Slavery, Writing Freedom” examines literacy experiences of the last generation of enslaved Americans digital mapping.