Dr. Jan E. Ramjerdi - English

Name: Jan E. Ramjerdi, Assistant Professor


Doctor of Arts (D.A.), English—SUNY-Albany
Master of Science (M.S.), Economics—University of Illinois-Urbana
Bachelor of Arts (B.A.), Economics—University of Illinois-Urbana


English Composition, Creative Writing (Fiction)

Teaching philosophy:

My intent in my writing classrooms is to create an open, warm, engaging community of writers. My focus is on providing a wide range of challenging writing experiences in multiple discursive forms so that student writers become more confident, proficient, and practiced in a variety of forms from academic writing to creative writing.

Research Interests:

I am currently working on a novel.

Recommended web sites:

Campus Cultural Centers

Kupferberg Holocaust Center (KHC)Opens in a new window
Kupferberg Holocaust Center Opens 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.