Faculty Profile

Brandy Bagar-Fraley, Ph.D.

Manager, Faculty Development & Support



Dr. Bagar-Fraley joined the Center for Teaching Excellence in June 2018 and currently serves as Manager, Faculty Development and Support.  She oversees the design and administration of Faculty Development courses and related programs and events, manages the Faculty Services team, and assists in overseeing instructional quality and support for external global partnerships. She is also a doctoral faculty member with fifteen years of previous higher education teaching experience at Ohio University, Ohio University Lancaster, and Marshall University. 

Dr. Bagar-Fraley earned her Ph.D. in English from Ohio University in Athens, Ohio, her M.A. from Marshall University in Huntington, West Virginia, and her B.A. from Concord University in Athens, West Virginia.


Ohio University (Athens, Ohio)
Doctor of Philosophy, English
Marshall University (Huntington, West Virginia)
Master of Arts, English
Concord University
Bachelor of Arts - NSCH Verified, English

Work Experience

2019 - Present
Franklin University, Manager, Faculty Development & Support
2019 - 2019
Franklin University, Adjunct Faculty
2018 - 2019
Franklin University, CTE Coordinator
2011 - Present
Ohio University, Instructor, Columbus, Ohio

Publications & Presentations

Bagar-Fraley, B., & Bagar-Fraley Ph.D., B. (2021, Jan. 6). A Pedagogy of Hospitality: Centering Warmth, Welcome, and Community in the Composition Classroom. Modern Language Association (MLA) Conference, virtual.
Bagar-Fraley, B., & Bagar-Fraley Ph.D., B. (2020, Nov. 6). Silence as Space-Making: Inclusive Leadership and Intentional Community. ACE Women's Network of Ohio, Virtual.
Bagar-Fraley, B., & Bagar-Fraley Ph.D., B. (2019, Nov. 1). Empathetic Leadership: Making Space for Other Voices. ACE Women's Network of Ohio, Piqua, OH.
Bagar-Fraley, B. (2013, Apr. 30). Holding Hearts in Their Hands: Midwives, Empathetic Curiosity, and the Autopsy. American Society for Eighteenth-Century Studies, Cleveland,OH.
Bagar-Fraley, B. (2011, Apr. 30). Mami's Autopsy: Curiosity and the Empathetic Gaze in the Wonderful Adventures of Mrs.Seacole in Many Lands. British Women Writers Conference, Columbus, OH.
Bagar-Fraley, B. (2010, Oct. 31). The Best Judge of Her Own Feeling: Lady Delacour and Medical Modes of Gazing in Maria Edgeworth's Belinda. Northeastern American Society for Eighteenth Century Studies Conference, Buffalo, NY.
Bagar-Fraley, B. (2006, Dec. 31). The Manipulation of the Other: The Function of the Lower Class in Arden of Faversham and A Woman Killed with Kindness. Annual Conference of the West Virginia Shakespeare and Renaissance Association, Huntington,WV.