Faculty Biography - Kitty Bateman

image of Kitty Bateman, Assistant Professor, Director of the QCC Literacy Program


B.A. in History, Douglass College
M.A., Educational Psychology with specialization in Remedial reading, New York University
J.D., City University of New York (CUNY) Law School at Queens College


English as a Second Language
Employment Discrimination
Curriculum development
Literacy Studies


Using the New York Times – An Instructional Material, published by the New York Times

Special Projects:

English as a Second Language and Civics


  • New grant to provide civics education to English as a Second Language immigrants: a collaborative program among Queensborough Community College, Queens College and CUNY Law School
  • IBM grant to pilot reading recognition software

Special Committees:

  • Affirmative Action Committee
  • Sexual Harassment Education Committee

One-Two Sentences about yourself:

I am excited about this new project, which is designed to bring issues of American language and culture to immigrants in our Queen’s community. I am looking forward to the program’s new site on Prince Street in downtown Flushing.

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.