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Anderson, Valerie

Anderson, Valerie

Curriculum Vitae

Professor Emerita

Phone: 718-262-2948
Office Location: AC-2A16B

Office Hours  
By appointment for Chair   
Mondays/Wednesdays for Students Enrolled in Courses  10-11:50 


Degree Institution Field Dates
EDD  Teachers College, Columbiaa University  English Education  1992 
MA  Teachers College, Columbia University  Curriculum and Teaching  1971 
BA  Queens College, CUNY  French  1970 

Valerie K. Anderson is Associate Professor and Chair of English. She teaches college composition, survey literature, early African-American literature, and multicultural studies courses.

Professor Anderson's research field is African-American English Education history from the colonial American era to the post Civil War or Reconstruction era. Her research has been supported by University grants, and she has presented papers at such forums as the Institute for Research on The African Diaspora in the Americas and the Caribbean (IRADAC), and the National Council of Teachers of English (NCTE).

Areas of Expertise

Early African-American Literature
Pre-Civil war African-American Education

Articles in Field Of Expertise