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About Betsy A. Bowen

Betsy A. Bowen is a specialist in rhetoric and composition with interests in community literacy and English Education.  Dr. Bowen's interest in women and literacy has led her to serve as a tutor at Mercy Learning Center and to develop service learning projects.  Students in her course "Literacy and Language" (EN 172) serve as literacy tutors at Cesar Batalla School.  Dr. Bowen also serves as Associate Director of the Connecticut Writing Project/Fairfield, part of a nation-wide network dedicated to improving the teaching of writing in elementary and secondary school. She has led professional development workshops for teachers of English in Russia and Kyrgyzstan.  Her research has been published in journals including Community Literacy Journal, Business Communication Quarterly, English Education, and Journal of Adult and Adolescent Literacy.


Present Professor of English, Fairfield University

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o: Donnarumma Hall Rm 247
p: (203) 254-4000 x2798


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