Alumni (Fellow)

Lindsay O'Connor

Irby Cauthen Jefferson Fellow
Peachtree City, Georgia
B.A. Tulane University (2005)
M.A. University of Virginia (2011)
Ph.D. University of Virginia (2013)
Graduate School of Arts & Sciences
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Since earning her Ph.D. in English from the University in August 2016, Lindsay O’Connor has been teaching English at Foxcroft School in Middleburg, VA. She teaches a variety of high school English courses, advises the student literary magazine, and participates in the co-curricular life of the school by teaching Pilates, chaperoning trips, and advising students. In her spare time, she remains an avid cyclist and particularly enjoys the rural roads of Loudoun County.

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