Eileen Fitzsimmons, Ed. S.

Professor of English and Humanities
Coordinator SCA Creative Studies Program and
SPCE Liberal Studies Program  

Contact Info

Email: [email protected]

Degree Information

Ed.S. University at Albany
M.S. University at Albany
B.A. Skidmore College

Courses Taught

The Creative Life, Sowing & Reaping: Reflections of Life’s Work, Creative Nonfiction, Creative Writing, Writing and Illustration, Artists as Writers, Reading the Lives of Artists, Ah!

Wilderness: Reading the Environment, World Literature, Contemporary World Literatures and Cultures

Image and Shadow: Drama and Film,Modern Drama, Children’s Literature, Journal Reading and Writing


Internship Examples

The Times Union, Metroland, The Fourth Branch, WXXA Fox 23, NPR Public Radio, The Linda, Status Hat Productions, New York State Retirement Department, New York State Department of Alcohol and Substance Abuse, Montgomery County Historical Society, Troy Public Libraries, The Mechanicville Public Library, The Red Cross, Capital District BOCES, ZLS Publishing

Student Advisees

Creative Studies Majors, Liberal Studies Majors 


Literary Advisor to Vernacular, the Literature and Art Magazine of Sage College of Albany

Coordinator of Poetry Fest: Poetry Out Loud, Outdoors!, Coordinator of The Creative Studies Annual Poetry Contest, Coordinator of The Creative Studies Program Annual Fiction Writing Contest