• Beren Writing Center

  • Administrative Staff

    Dr. Joy Ladin
    Director
    David and Ruth Gottesman Professor of English

    Joy Ladin is David and Ruth Gottesman Professor of English at Stern College and the author of three books of poetry, Alternatives to History, The Book of Anna and Transmigration. Her criticism, poetry and autobiographical writings have been widely published.

    Andrea Rosso Efthymiou
    Associate Director
    Ph.D. candidate

    Originally from Modesto, California, Andrea Rosso Efthymiou came to New York in 2000, a year after graduating from UCLA with a B.A. in English and a minor in Italian. She has an M.A. in Comparative Literature, an M.Phil in English, and is currently writing her doctoral dissertation titled "Rhetorical Education in a Jewish All-Women's Writing Center." Andrea has conducted all of her graduate work at the CUNY Graduate Center. 

     

    Nechama Yagod Juni 

    Writing Instructor
    Chumie is a 2013 graduate of Stern College, where she double-majored in Philosophy and Biology. She wrote her undergraduate honors thesis, entitled "Wholly Other to Ethics? Nietzsche's Thought as a Gateway to Levinas," exploring the possibility of a Nietzschean grounding for Levinas's ethics. She now spends her mornings studying Talmud in the Stern Graduate Program in Biblical and Talmudic Interpretation and her afternoons in the Beren Campus Writing Center as the Writing Instructor. 

     

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