Faculty Biography - Kitty Bateman

image of Kitty Bateman, Assistant Professor, Director of the QCC Literacy Program

Degrees:

B.A. in History, Douglass College
M.A., Educational Psychology with specialization in Remedial reading, New York University
J.D., City University of New York (CUNY) Law School at Queens College

Specializations:

Reading
English as a Second Language
Employment Discrimination
Curriculum development
Literacy Studies

Publications:

Using the New York Times – An Instructional Material, published by the New York Times

Special Projects:

English as a Second Language and Civics

Grants/Research:

  • New grant to provide civics education to English as a Second Language immigrants: a collaborative program among Queensborough Community College, Queens College and CUNY Law School
  • IBM grant to pilot reading recognition software

Special Committees:

  • Affirmative Action Committee
  • Sexual Harassment Education Committee

One-Two Sentences about yourself:

I am excited about this new project, which is designed to bring issues of American language and culture to immigrants in our Queen’s community. I am looking forward to the program’s new site on Prince Street in downtown Flushing.

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.