John F. Sorrentino recently received his PhD in French from the CUNY Graduate Center. His primary focus outside of French studies is in Educational Technology and Digital Humanities. Interdisciplinary work includes writing and instructional technology pedagogy, through which he developed an online Art History Course that is now part of the charter curriculum for the new CUNY Online Baccalaureate. He has taught French Language courses at Hunter and York Colleges, was a Writing Fellow at Hostos Community College in the South Bronx, and a University Research Foundation Fellow in the CUNY Office of Academic Affairs.
After working for three years at Brooklyn College as an Instructional Technology Fellow for the Macaulay Honors College, he joined the Macaulay central team as a Senior IT Fellow and Multimedia/Technology Associate.
- Gide Studies
- 19th and Early 20th Century French Novel
- Queer, Gender and Race Studies
- Scholarship of Teaching and Learning (Instructional Technology; Writing Across the Curriculum & Writing in the Disciplines; Foreign Language Acquisition)
AWARDS AND HONORS:
- CUNY Senior Instructional Technology Fellow: Macaulay Honors College 2009-Present
- CUNY Instructional Technology Fellow: Macaulay Honors College/Brooklyn College, 2006- 2009
- CUNY Writing Fellow: Hostos Community College of CUNY, 2003-2005 Graduate Teaching Fellow: York College of CUNY, 2002-2003
- René Taupin Fellowship, Hunter College of CUNY, 2000: Provided for four month stay in Paris for master’s thesis research
- Henri Peyre French Institute Fellowship, a two-year fellowship for outstanding entering students, The Graduate Center of CUNY, 2000-2001
- Member of Pi Delta Phi: French Honor Society, Montclair State University
- Modern Language Association (MLA)
- Association des Amis d’André Gide (AAAG; Gide Studies)