I have my Bachelor of Arts degree from CUNY at York College in 1977, and my two Master of Arts degrees from Adelphi University, one granted in 1981 and one in 1987. My first M.A. degree is in English/Education. My second M.A. degree is in English. I also have completed all the course work for the Ph.D. degree in English at SUNY at Stony Brook University. My Areas of Major Literary Interest: Women's Studies, 19th Century American Literature, 20th Century American Literature.
Areas of Theoretical Interest: Feminist Literature and Criticism, Post-Colonial Studies, African-American Literature and Criticism, Gender Studies, American Studies. My proposal for my dissertation topic was: Charles Chesnutt, African-American Writer in Transition, 19th and 20th Century American Literature