Steven G. Farrell: Professor and Author

Steven G. Farrell at wikipedia

Steven G. Farrell is an Associate Professor in the Speech & Theatre Department at Greenville Technical College in Greenville, South Carolina, where he has been for the past ten years. He is also the author of 11 books (5 novels, 2 plays, 2 collections of stories and essays, 1 screenplay and 1 collection of poems).

He is from Kenosha, Wisconsin where the first of his family settled  back in 1848.

After a tour of duty in West Germany with the Army, he earned his B.A  from the University of Wisconsin-Parkside and his M.A from Northern Illinois University. Farrell has been teaching for the past thirty years, including stints in Japan and Saudia Arabia.

Stops in the United States included Texas A&M University, the University of South Carolina-Upstate, UW-Parkside, Lakeland College in West Allis, Wisconsin and Ottawa University in Brookfield, Wisconsin. He teaches Public Speaking, Interpersonal Communication, Introduction to Speech-Communication, Media & Society and Intercultutal Communication.

Farrell has an interest in Irish-American baseball players from the 19th century.

Steve Farrell is an ardent baseball fan.  He has seen all thirty major league teams play at their home stadiums. His favorite shall always be Wrigley Field home of the Chicago Cubs.

Steve is also a wanderer who has been to forty-nine states and over two dozen countries. He ranks Ireland, England, Japan Argentina and India as his favorite countries.

Steven G. Farrell is also a keen scholar in the realm of  the Irish-American people in popular culture, film, literature and sports.  He has presented two papers at the American Conference for Irish Studies: Savvannah, Georgia in 2008 and Madison, Wisconsin in 2011. He is also a member of the Irish-American Writers & Artists.

Getting fish & chips with Rachel Cobb in March of 2016.

English Peasant in the lobby with good friends, Rachael & Janice, December 2015.

Steven G. Farrell as "Old Fezziwig" in the Greenville Technical College stage production of Charles Dickens' 'A Christmas Carol. There were four performances in December of 2014.

Steven G. Farrell have been on three radio shows: 'Echoes of Erin' (Pittsburgh, PA), 'Lou Rugani's Remembering Old Kenosha,' and 'Happenings' (Kenosha, Wisconsin.

He has also been interviewed by the Irish American Post, the Kenosha News and the Liverpool Echo.

The old professor with his student, Natasha Perez, at the Greenville Technical College graduation ceremony in the May of 2015.

A rainy day in October and I'm wearing my John Lennon 'Dutch Boy' cap. The cute ladies in the restaurant all giggled about my pose.

At the Vikings-Falcons game with my lady friends and editors, Hannah Mangan and Jeanne Putnam, 2015.

Greenville Drive game, July 29th, 2017, with Rachel, Jennifer, David and Dan.

Rachel Cobb is smiling because the Greenville Drive are on their way to winning. I'm smiling because Rachel promised to purchase me a hotdog smothered in mustard if I smiled.