Alayne Peterson

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Alayne Peterson

Associate Professor
UW-Fond du Lac

Classroom Building, Room 229
(920) 929-1196
Office Hours / Schedule 

Office Hours are usually in the early morning.

Times after 2:00 pm and on Fridays by prior appointment only.

Fall 2016 Class Schedule:

MW 9:30-10:45 ENG 102 Critical Writing, Reading, and Research
MW 11:00-12:15 ENG 102 Critical Writing, Reading, and Research

TR 8:00-9:15 ENG 102 Critical Writing, Reading, and Research
TR 11:00-12:15 ENG 270 Survey of British Literature


Alayne Peterson became a faculty member at UW-Fond du Lac in the fall of 2005. Prior to that time she taught for one year as an English lecturer at UW-Fond du Lac and has also taught at Marquette University, UW-Waukesha, UW-Washington County, Columbia College Chicago, Terra Community College in Ohio, and the University of Toledo.

Alayne  has been the Associate Campus Chair of the English department since 2005.

Alayne is interested in technology and its impact on our society--her English 102 class is called Considering the Future and is designed to encourage students to consider our technologically mediated lives.

Alayne has presented regularly at the International Conference for the Fantastic in the Arts, and presented her paper "Post-Apunkalypse Fury Tales: George Miller, Mad Max, and the End of Childhood" at the 37th meeting in March 2016.

Alayne's poems have appeared in Poetry Quarterly, Verse Wisconsin, the Front Range Review and others. She currently keeps a blog ( to keep track of the process of building a house on a 6-acre farmette in Sheboygan county.


MFA, Creative Writing, School of the Art Institute of Chicago, 1999
MA, English Literature, University of Toledo, 1996
BA, cum laude in Philosophy and English Literature, Hiram College, 1993