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Professor of Journalism

Year Joined RCNJ: 2001

Contact Information

  • Phone: (201) 684-7186
  • Email:
  • Office: C-106
  • Office Hours: MR 1:00-2:00, W 4:00-6:00 or by Appt.; R 1:00-2:00


  • B.A., Hunter College
  • M.S., Long Island University
  • Professional Diploma, Long Island University
  • M.S., Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism

Courses Offered:

  • News Writing
  • Reporting and Producing Online News
  • Race, Ethnicity and Cross-Cultural Journalism
  • Community Journalism
  • Senior Projects Journalism
  • Internships

Awards and Special Recognition:

  • Recipient of the Henry Bischoff Teaching Excellence Award.
  • Named one of 50 outstanding Latina educators by El Diario-La Prensa, New York City.

Recent Scholarly and Professional Accomplishments:

  • “Case Study: Periódico Nosotros, a Catalyst for Empowering Latino Immigrants in a South Jersey Town,” Journal of Spanish Language Media, Vol. 4, 2011, University of North Texas.
  • Fulbright Senior Specialist, Phoenix Communication College at Soochow University, Suzhou, China, December, 2009.
  • “Wanted: Spanish language bilingual journalists,” HISPANIC OUTLOOK IN HIGHER EDUCATION, March, 2006. “Convergence at a small college,” INSIGHTS, the journal of the Association of Schools of Journalism and Mass Communication, Winter 2005.
  • “Generation Y Latinos: A Surging Market,” HISPANIC OUTLOOK IN HIGHER EDUCATION, February 2004.
  • “Why Gen Y: Newspapers have three years to get it right,” Media Management Center, Northwestern University, October 2002.
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