» Dr.Lorena B. Ellis

Lorena B. Ellis, Ph.D., originally from Estrela, (RS, Brazil) attended Universidade de São Paulo (USP) in Brazil where she received a B. A. Degree in Portuguese, German and English Literatures. She attended graduate school at New York University (NYU), where she received an M. A. and a Ph. D. in German Literature. In 2004 she obtained a second M.A. of Arts in Spanish and Portuguese with concentration in Latin America. Since 1994 Lorena B. Ellis has taught German language at Deutsches Haus at New York University, Brothers College at Drew University, and Queensborough Community College at CUNY. Since 2000 she also has been teaching beginners Spanish and Latin-American and Caribbean cultures online. She has presented papers at regional, national, and international conferences on various topics related to German language and literature. As a QCC/CUNY and CUNY BA-Online faculty member and an officer of the AATG NY Metropolitan Chapter (2000 to 2010), a member of the AATG Community College Committee, and a QCC representative at the CUNY Council on World Language Study, she has co-organized regional workshops for faculty development. She has published articles in refereed journals and a book: Brecht's Reception in Brazil, Peter Lang, Spring 1995. Her translation of O Imperialismo Sedutor de Antonio Pedro Tota was published in 2009 with the title The Seduction of Brazil (University of Texas Press).