Alayne Peterson became a faculty member at UW-Fond du Lac in the fall of 2005. Prior to that time she taught for one year as an English lecturer at UW-Fond du Lac and has also taught at Marquette University, UW-Waukesha, UW-Washington County, Columbia College in Chicago, Terra Community College in Ohio, and the University of Toledo.
From 2006 to 2009, Alayne served as the Engaging Students in the First Year (ESFY) coordinator on campus and was one of the faculty who taught the two day LEC 100 seminar class "Frankenstein" in the fall of 2005.Though not a "techie," Alayne is interested in technology and its impact on our society--her English 102 class is called "Considering the Future" and is designed to encourage students to consider the impact of the present on the future. She is currently the Associate Campus Chair of the English department.
Her poems have appeared in Poetry Quarterly, Verse Wisconsin, the Front Range Review and others.
Alayne lives in Greenbush, Wisconsin with her husband and two children and enjoys gardening, reading, and hiking the Ice Age Trail that runs past their house.