Vice Provost & Accreditation Liaison Officer - Alexandra Fitts
ph: 907.474.6634 fx: 907.474.1836
University of Alaska Fairbanks
P.O. Box 757580
Fairbanks, AK 99775-7580
Alexandra Fitts is Vice Provost and Accreditation Liaison Officer for UAF. She joined the UAF faculty in the Department of Foreign Languages and Literatures in 1995. She served as Chair of the Department of Foreign Languages for six years, and as Coordinator of the Women’s and Gender Studies Program for three years.
Dr. Fitts completed her B.A. in Political Science at Furman University, her M.A. in Spanish at Bowling Green State University and her Ph.D. in Romance Studies with certificates in Latin American Studies and Women’s Studies at Duke University. Dr. Fitts’ research focuses on contemporary Spanish and Latin American literature, concentrating on women writers and the links between gender, language and power.
As dean for the Division of General Studies (undeclared baccalaureate students and pre-majors), she supervises the Academic Advising Center, Testing Services, the federally funded Student Support Services and Upward Bound (TRIO) Programs, Undergraduate Research and Scholarly Activity (URSA) and the Honors Program. In her spare time she enjoys exploring the world with her husband and daughter.