Faculty Biography - Cary Lane, Ph.D., M.F.A.

Cary Lane has been teaching in the Department of Academic Literacy at Queensborough Community College since 2010. He received his M.F.A. in art theory and practice from Northwestern University in 1996 and his Ph.D. in postsecondary and adult education at Capella University in 2015.

One of Lane’s main research interests is examining how image-based instruction affects text-based learning at the postsecondary level. He has engaged in several service-learning and pedagogical research projects which have implemented image-based, high-impact pedagogies, including the 2014-2015 NEH Challenge Grant.

Prior to his work at QCC, Lane taught painting, drawing and communication skills and John Jay College of Criminal Justice – and still teaches forensic drawing there once a year.

Campus Cultural Centers

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Kupferberg Holocaust Center Opens in a new window

The KHC uses the lessons of the Holocaust to educate current and future generations about the ramifications of unbridled prejudice, racism and stereotyping.

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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.

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QCC Art Gallery

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.