Greetings, Dr. Phelps!
Name: Paul Phelps
Department/Job: English teacher
Previous jobs: visiting professor of English at Appalachian State University, teaching mostly British and World Literature; assistant professor of Honors education at the University of Alabama
Something about Brearley that appealed to you: How personally and intellectually generous the community is!
Favorite food (sweet, savory, etc.): well-cooked fish, pasta of all kinds, ripe tomatoes, briny oysters, anything with chili
Coffee or tea (or neither): Coffee, always black, always hot.
Favorite music/band: Does NPR count, or BBC radio 3?
Favorite thing about working in New York: The energy and the pulse, for sure.
Hobbies: running; yoga; piano and guitar; my spaniel, Spenser
Fun fact(s) about you: I can say the alphabet backwards.