She received a Bachelor of Arts in Comparative Literature from Brandeis University and a Ph.D. from Brown University in Comparative Literature with Patterns of the Hero and the Quest in 1979. She is also a performer and teacher of traditional music (Hot Chestnuts: Old Songs, Endearing Charms).
She married Paul Hazel, a novelist, in 1990 but later was divorced.
- Faye Ringel, New England's Gothic Literature: History and Folklore of the Supernatural (1995)
- Hot Chestnuts
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