Fienberg Appointed Interim Dean
KEENE, N.H. 6/4/03 - Nona Fienberg, who for eight years served as chair of English at Keene State College, has been appointed interim dean of Arts and Humanities for the 2003-04 academic year.
Dr. Fienberg, a professor of English, began working at KSC in 1991. Prior to coming to Keene State, she taught at Carleton College, The University of the South (Sewanee), Millsaps College, and Iowa State University. She earned her bachelor’s degree from the University of Toronto, and her master’s and doctoral degrees from the University of California, Berkeley.
Dr. Fienberg has published widely in the field of Renaissance Studies, with a particular interest in Shakespeare and in Renaissance women writers. She is currently completing The Writings of Lady Mary Wroth (College Publishing), an edition of selected works of a Renaissance woman author, situated in cultural contexts. Dr. Fienberg conducted research for this volume as a Folger Shakespeare Library Fellow in the summer of 2003. At Keene State, she helped to create the Holocaust Studies Minor, and has participated in the activities of the Cohen Center for Holocaust Studies since its inception.