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Professor Ilyssa Monda’s Keys To Success

“Know what you want, know how to ask for it.”   A phrase that inspires confidence, said by none other than Professor Ilyssa Monda. Monda teaches neuroscience, a subject she is extremely passionate about, in addition to psychopathology and psychopharmacology. Monda serves as an inspiration to students, as she has worked hard to overcome the […]

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From Punk Powerhouse to Persian Poetry: Professor Roger Sedarat

As professor, academic scholar and award-winning poet, Roger Sedarat has established himself as an esteemed member of Queens College’s English Department. Yet, before developing the first Middle-Eastern American Literature course on campus and contributing scholarship on the hybrid crossing of Persian and American writing, Sedarat was an undergraduate student taking orders at a fast food […]

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Professor Joyce Warren reflects on life and career

While Professor Joyce Warren may be known around Queens College as both an English professor and director of the Women and Gender Studies program, back home in Western Massachusetts, she was the little girl who read everything, climbed the tallest of trees, and would not tolerate prejudice among any of the kids she played with. […]

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Professor Noah Tsika discusses his roots in film & media

Graduating from an Ivy League institution of higher education qualifies an individual as a scholastic elite. There’s a reason why Professor Noah Tsika exudes such intellectual confidence when instructing his students. His impact in the classroom is the result of a learner with a voracious appetite for studious achievement. Tsika is a media critic and […]

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Professor Spotlight: William Gallego

William Gallego has been nominated for three Emmy awards and had the honor of winning one. The former Queens College student has returned to the school to teach as a journalism professor. With a passion for visual storytelling, he teaches students the relevance of broadcast journalism. Gallego works as a full time producer at ABC […]

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A Podium and A Legacy: Professor Lisa Bernard

In the narrow halls of King Hall on Tuesday evenings, a Queens College professor not only passes on her speech eloquence to students, but also a stronger passion to take on the professional world and all it has to offer. Lisa Bernard has been a public speaking professor in the QC Media Studies department since […]

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Professor Spotlight: Sheryl McCarthy

Sheryl McCarthy grew up in a segregated black community in Birmingham, Alabama, while Dr. Martin Luther King was leading the African-American Civil rights movement. She personally knew three of the victims of the 16th Baptist Church Shooting. Denise McNair, who was the daughter of her second-grade teacher, Carole Robinson, a friend who was in the […]

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