Dr. Amy Fahey
Amy Fahey holds a doctorate in English and American Literature from Washington University in St. Louis where she was the recipient of the prestigious four-year Olin Fellowship. A Rhodes Scholar semi-finalist, Dr. Fahey received a B.A. in English from Hillsdale College and an M.Phil. in Mediaeval Literature from the University of St. Andrews. She was awarded a Richard M. Weaver Fellowship for graduate studies and an Earhart Fellowship for work on her dissertation, Heralds and Heraldry in English Literature, c. 1350 – 1600. Dr. Fahey has also studied Renaissance Literature and Paleography at the Folger Shakespeare Institute in Washington, D.C. In addition to editing several book manuscripts, Dr. Fahey has served as Managing Editor of the journal Faith & Reason and has directed numerous conferences for the non-profit foundation, Liberty Fund, Inc. Before coming to Thomas More College, she taught courses at Washington University and Christendom College; her teaching interests include the literature of the Middle Ages (particularly Anglo-Saxon and medieval spiritual literature), writing and rhetoric, and modern poetry. Dr. Fahey served as Director of Academic Development for the Intercollegiate Studies Institute, an educational foundation. A homeschooling mother of five children, Mrs. Fahey is the wife of Thomas More College President Dr. William Fahey. She is an enthusiastic flautist and pianist, and in addition to her academic pursuits, enjoys gardening, knitting, and sewing, when time permits.