Claire M. Crabtree-Sinnett

Claire M. Crabtree-Sinnett

Adjunct Instructor

Claire M. Crabtree-Sinnett photo
Contact Info:
Campus: McNichols Campus
Building: Briggs
Room: 224
Claire M. Crabtree-Sinnett photo
Areas of Expertise:
Literature - William Faulkner
Women's Literature
Women's Studies


  • Ph.D., British and American Novel, Wayne State University
  • M.A., Fordham
  • B.A., Trinity College


Claire Crabtree received her Bachelor of Arts from Trinity College, Master of Arts from Fordham and Ph.D. in British and American Novel from Wayne State University. A Faulkner specialist, she has written articles as well on Toni Morrison, Louise Erdrich, Virginia Woolf and Irish American novelist Alice McDermott. Her poetry has appeared in such journals as Passages North, Corridors, So to Speak and America, and has been translated into Romanian.

Apart from a Fulbright Senior Lectureship to Timisoara, Romania from 1994-1995, she has taught at Detroit Mercy since the mid-1980s. She previously taught at Detroit Mercy as a full-time professor. Currently, she teaches creative writing and literature classes as an adjunct professor.