Professor Ruth Yeazell on her life as a student in DS

Tuesday, February 25, 2020

Yale News followed Professor Ruth Yeazell around for a day in her life as a DS student. Read below for Professor Yeazell’s impressions of the program, its challenges and rewards.

In her seventh decade, Yale professor becomes a student | YaleNews

During her 50 years as a teacher, almost 30 of them at Yale, Sterling Professor of English Ruth Yeazell ’71 Ph.D. has sometimes wondered if, fired up by her literary passions, she talks too much in her classes.. So, in two of her three classes this semester, she said, she’s trying to be a “fly on the wall.”