Faculty Biography - Cary Lane, Ph.D., M.F.A.

Cary Lane has been teaching in the Department of Academic Literacy at Queensborough Community College since 2010. He received his M.F.A. in art theory and practice from Northwestern University in 1996 and his Ph.D. in postsecondary and adult education at Capella University in 2015.

One of Lane’s main research interests is examining how image-based instruction affects text-based learning at the postsecondary level. He has engaged in several service-learning and pedagogical research projects which have implemented image-based, high-impact pedagogies, including the 2014-2015 NEH Challenge Grant.

Prior to his work at QCC, Lane taught painting, drawing and communication skills and John Jay College of Criminal Justice – and still teaches forensic drawing there once a year.

Campus Cultural Centers

Kupferberg Holocaust CenterOpens in a new window
Kupferberg Holocaust Resource Center and ArchivesOpens in a new window

Using the lessons of the Holocaust to educate current and future generations about the ramifications of unbridled prejudice, racism and stereotyping.

Queensborough Performing Arts CenterOpens in a new window
QPAC: Performing Arts CenterOpens in a new window

QPAC is an invaluable entertainment company in this region with a growing national reputation. The arts at QPAC continues to play a vital role in transforming lives and building stronger communities.

Queensborough Art GalleryOpens in a new window
QCC Art GalleryOpens in a new window

The QCC Art Gallery of the City University of New York is a vital educational and cultural resource for Queensborough Community College, the Borough of Queens and the surrounding communities.