Year of Appointment: 2011
College and Degrees: B.A. Independent Scholar (Linguistics), Middlebury College; M.A. Arabic Language and Linguistics, University of Texas at AustinOriginally from New York, Britten has lived in Vermont, Texas, Italy and Egypt, though she is happy to be back in the Northeast. She studied ninjitsu for two years and loves good food, traveling, writing, and relaxing with a good book.