Office Location: AC-2A13B
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Degree Institution Field Dates MS Columbia University Journalism 1998 BS St. John's University Journalism 1984
Areas of Expertise
- beat reporting
Books in Field Of Expertise
Articles in Field Of Expertise
Serant, Claire. "Fortune's Folly." Pennsylvania Black Conference on Higher Education. Vol 17 Spring 2010: 12 -20.
Serant, Claire.. "Citizen journalists starting newspapers in towns that have lost their weeklies." Grassroots Editor. Vol 50,No.3 Fall 2009: 13-14.
Serant, Claire. "Campaign to remember crusading editor." The Star Ledger (Newark). Feb.2008: B5.
Serant, Claire. "Published 22 articles." New York Newsday. 2004 to 2008: .
Serant, Claire. "Ground Zero opens engineer's eyes." The Journal News (Westchester)). Sept. 2004: B1.
Serant, Claire. "Published over 200 business articles." Electronic Buyers News. 1999 to 2003: .
Serant,Claire. "Published several hundred news articles." New York Daily News. 1988 to 2000: .
Non Refereed Proceedings in Field Of Expertise
Serant, Claire. "Writing Racial Wrongs: T. Thomas Fortune." Professional Studies Review: An Interdisciplinary Journal. III, Number 1 2007: 75-84.
Reviews in Field Of Expertise
"American Journalism" Fall 2009: p 123- 124.
"American Journalism" Fall 2006: p 120 - 121.
Presented Papers, Lectures, and Exhibitions and Performances
" The Mel Berkowitz Show: New York State Child Support Laws " 2009: Queens Public Television.
" The Mel Berkowitz Show: New York City School Board " 2009: Queens Public Television.
" Keynote Speaker - Convocation " 2009: St. Barnabus High School - Bronx, New York.
" Celebration of T. Thomas Fortune " 2009: Red Bank (New Jersey) Public Library.
" The Mel Berkowitz Show: Young People and Stress " 2008: Queens Public Television.
" Writing Racial Wrongs: T. Thomas Fortune " 2007: The joint meeting of the American Journalism Historians Association and the Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication at New York University.
" Fortune's New York " 2007: Symposium on the 19th Century Press, The Civil War and Free Expression at the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga.
" Guest Speaker for St. John's University's Science and Technology Entry Program (STEP) " 2007: St. John's University.
" Cracking the Big Apple Code " 2006: New York Association of Black Journalists.
Professional Honors, Prizes, Fellowships
News Literacy Summer Institute for Teachers at Stony Brook University: July 11 to July 22 2011.
Donald Reynolds Business Journalism Fellowship: January 2010.
Minority Writers Seminar: April 2009.
Teaching Excellence New York Association of Black Journalists: February 2008.
Knight Bagehot Fellowship at Columbia University: August 1997 to May 1998.
Offices Held In Professional Societies
Vice chairperson - Programming - the Association for Educators in Journalism and Mass Communication (AEJMC) - Newspaper and Online News Division: August 2012 to 2013.
Co-research chair - AEJMC's Newspaper and Online News Division: August 2010 through August 2012.
Co-teaching chair- AEJMC - Minorities and Communication Division: August 2009 to August 2010.
Secretary- Newspaper division- AEJMC: August 2008 to August 2010.
Other Professional Activities and Public Service
Guest speaker at T. Thomas Fortune House fundraiser in Red Bank, New Jersey: June 12, 2015.
Speaker at reception for Queens authors - Senator Leroy Comrie: May 16, 2015.
Footsteps to Follow- journalism mentor for middle and high school students - Girlz Talk at Hofstra University: May 6, 2015.
Judge- New York Press Club: 2013 to present.
Judge - Society of Professional Journalists - Student competition: 2013 to present.
Footsteps to Follow - student mentoring NYC public schools: 2013 to present.
T. Thomas Fortune House Preservation Committee: 2013 to present.
Editorial Board Member Newspaper Research Journal: 2009 to present.
Long Island Fair Media Connection Day: 2009.
Paper Reviewer - AEJMC Annual Conferences: 2007 to present.