- Professor, Department of English, College of Liberal Arts and Sciences
Dr. Hayes' current research interests focus on gender, digital technologies and learning, particularly the development of IT fluency. She is a lead investigator on the MacArthur-funded project TechSavvy Girls, that is investigating how gaming can be a starting point for the development of IT fluency, particularly for girls and women. She is also a co-PI for the CompuGirls project, funded by the National Science Foundation.
- EdD, Adult Education, Rutgers University, New Brunswick, New Jersey, 1987
- MEd, Adult Education, Rutgers University, New Brunswick, New Jersey, 1983
- BA, English, Fairleigh Dickinson University, Madison, New Jersey, 1981