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).
|By appointment for Chair|
|Mondays/Wednesdays for Students Enrolled in Courses||10-11:50|
|EDD||Teachers College, Columbiaa University||English Education||1992|
|MA||Teachers College, Columbia University||Curriculum and Teaching||1971|
|BA||Queens College, CUNY||French||1970|
Areas of Expertise
- Early African-American Literature
- Pre-Civil war African-American Education