Dr. Jan E. Ramjerdi - English

Name: Jan E. Ramjerdi, Assistant Professor


Doctor of Arts (D.A.), English—SUNY-Albany
Master of Science (M.S.), Economics—University of Illinois-Urbana
Bachelor of Arts (B.A.), Economics—University of Illinois-Urbana


English Composition, Creative Writing (Fiction)

Teaching philosophy:

My intent in my writing classrooms is to create an open, warm, engaging community of writers. My focus is on providing a wide range of challenging writing experiences in multiple discursive forms so that student writers become more confident, proficient, and practiced in a variety of forms from academic writing to creative writing.

Research Interests:

I am currently working on a novel.

Recommended web sites:

Campus Cultural Centers

Kupferberg Holocaust Center exterior lit up at nightOpens in a new window
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.

Russian Ballet performing at the Queensborough Performing Arts CenterOpens in a new window
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.