Faculty Biography - Margot Edlin

image of Margot Edlin, Assistant Professor; Faculty Fellow for Academic AffairsInterim Assistant Dean

Margot Diekmann Edlin is a 1985 graduate of Hofstra University. After receiving a B.A. in English Literature, she worked as a radio announcer and copy editor for the American Institute of Physics. She holds two M.A. degrees, in English Literature and Secondary Education, from Adelphi University, where she taught as an adjunct in the English Department from 1990 through 1994, and in the School of Education from 1999 through 2000. She has also held adjunct positions at Nassau Community College and Polytechnic University. In 1996, she accepted a position as an English teacher in the Glen Cove City School District. She taught in both the middle school and high school and has experience teaching all grades 7 through 12.

She joined the staff of the Academic Literacy Department at Queensborough Community College as an instructor in 2003 and has taught developmental reading and writing courses, as well as a learning community pairing developmental reading with introductory psychology. She was re-appointed to Assistant Professor in 2007 upon receipt of an Ed.D. in curriculum and teaching from Teachers College – Columbia University. Since fall of 2010, she has been on the staff of the Office of Academic Affairs as a Faculty Fellow, and has recently been promoted to interim assistant dean. Her responsibilities include assisting faculty in the implementation and assessment of student learning outcomes, the coordination of undergraduate education and summer immersion, and research on remediation.

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.