Betsy Flèche

Lecturer in English Language & Literature

Contact & Office Hours

Thursday, 10:30-11 a.m.
And by appointment.

Seelye Hall 307, Jacobson Center

413-585-4356

Biography

Betsy Flèche has been an educator for 25 years. Flèche has a master's and doctorate in English and has written on Shakespeare, Walter Benjamin and critical theory. She has taught Shakespeare, world literature, contemporary women’s literature and the modern novel at the University of Connecticut, the University of Hartford, the University of Nebraska, Western New England University and other colleges and community colleges in New England. She also has a TESOL certificate and has worked for many years in adult basic education, working with immigrants and refugees. She has most recently turned her attentions toward public school teaching, working as an ESOL and ELA teacher in urban middle schools and high schools.

Flèche's current professional project is to integrate the arts into the curriculum. She is writing a book on teaching Shakespeare to grades 6-12.