Dr. Bradley Hayden


Ph. D.


After having earned his B.A. (magna cum laude & Phi Kappa Phi) and M.A. in English at the University of Utah, Bradley Hayden earned his Ph.D. in English at the University of New Mexico.


Bradley Hayden started his teaching career at the University of New Mexico (UNM), where he earned the "Outstanding Teacher Award" for his ability toy work with diverse student populations. While at UNM, he served on the staffs of the University of New Mexico Press and the "Blake Quarterly." He then spent 16 years as a tenured professor of English at Western Michigan University, where he classes in writing and literature for undergraduates through Ph.D. candidates. He also directed university programs and authored various books and scholarly articles. Eventually, he left academia for a career as a pharmaceutical documentation specialist for Roche Pharmaceuticals in Basel, Switzerland, eventually re-locating in Palo Alto. He is delighted to share his knowledge and experience with the students at Fusion Academy.

Fun Facts and Hobbies

  • Writes Rock & Roll music
  • Has been a proficient backpacker
  • Likes to cook