my.newpaltz.edu | Blackboard | Hawkmail | Library | Zimbra

A-Z Index | Contact Us | People-Finder

» Current Students | » Faculty & Staff | » Future Students | » Parents | » Alumni, Donors & Friends | » Athletics | » Employment | » Give Today!

slide_2 slide_1 slide_3 slide_4 slide_5 slide_8 slide_9 slide_10 slide_11 slide_12 slide_13 slide_14

Faculty and Staff

Paton, Fiona

Ph.D., Pennsylvania State University


Associate Professor

Department: English
Office: JFT 820
Phone: (845) 257-2736
E-mail: patonf@newpaltz.edu

Teaching Interests

Fiona Paton has taught a variety of classes at New Paltz, from composition to advanced graduate courses.

Research/Creative Activity

Despite her Scottish origins, her main area of specialization is American literature after 1945, with a particular emphasis on the Beat writers of the 1950s. She has published essays on Jack Kerouac and William S. Burroughs, and is currently writing on the Scottish Beat writer Alexander Trocchi.