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Literature educator

Faye Joyce Ringel was American literature educator. Recipient Hand of Healing award, Connecticut Region Hadassah, 2006, Distinguished Faculty award, Coast Guard Academy Alumni Association, 2006, Distinguished Career Service award, Department Homeland Security, 2009.


Ringel, Faye Joyce was born on August 17, 1951 in Norwich, Connecticut, United States. Daughter of Harold L. and Toube Marilyn (Barsky) Ringel.


Bachelor of Arts in Comparative Literature summa cum laude, Brandeis University, Waltham, Massachusetts, 1972. Doctor of Philosophy in Comparative Literature, Brown University, Providence, 1979.


Instructor English Eastern Connecticut State University, Willimantic, Connecticut, 1981—1984, Three Rivers Community College, Norwich, 1981—1985. Professor English department humanities United States Coast Guard Academy, New London, 1985—2009. Consultant USCGA Alumni Association, since 2009.


  • Other Work

    • Author: New England's Gothic Literature, 1995. Singer, pianist: Civil Defense recording Hot Chestnuts, 2002.


Founding president Norwich Arts Council, 1987. Board member Norwich chapter Hadassah, since 1998, Beth Jacob Synagogue, Norwich, 1999—2008, president, 2004—2006. Member of National Council Teachers English, International Association for the Fantastic in the Arts, North-East Popular Culture Association (area chair 1999—2009), International Gothic Association (editorial board member since 1996), New England Association Teachers English (executive board, secretary 1994-1999, Charles Swain Thomas award 2005), Phi Beta Kappa.


  • Other Interests

    Vocal and instrumental music, theater.


Married E. Paul Hazel, 1990 (divorced 1993).

Harold L. Ringel

Toube Marilyn (Barsky) Ringel

E. Paul Hazel