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Christine Rudisel

Assc Professor



Christine M. Rudisel, Associate Professor, has been a member of the full-time faculty at Kingsborough since 2004.  She has served as one of the co-directors of the Developmental English Program since 2011 and as the department’s liaison to Access-Ability Services since 2004.   Before joining the faculty at Kingsborough, Christine taught composition, oral expression, English comprehension, and American civilization at the Université de Nancy II in Nancy, France. 

In addition to co-directing the Developmental English Program, Christine is a member of the Board of Advisors for the Kingsborough Center for Teaching and Learning.  Her interest in advancing student learning and developing novel pedagogies is demonstrated not only by her work with the Center but also by the workshops she has facilitated and the articles she has written about working with atypical learners. 


Ph.D. in English, The CUNY Graduate Center
M. Phil. in English, The CUNY Graduate Center
M.A. in English, Long Island University
B.A. in Literature, SUNY Purchase

College Teaching

African-American Literature 
American Civilization 
Developmental Reading and Writing 
English Comprehension
Oral Expression 
The Short Story

Selected Publications and/or Other Resources

Rudisel, Christine M. “Working with Atypical Learners.” Changing English 16.4 (2009): 413-416. Print.

Colarossi, Anthony, Rachelle Maltzman, Hope Parisi, Christine M. Rudisel, and Tara Weiss. “Ideas in
Practice: Professional Development to Manage Atypical Learner Behaviors.” Journal of Developmental Education 35.2 (2011): 22-31, 38-9. Print.

Rudisel, Christine M. “’The Country in the Woman’: Three Forgotten Fictions by Zora Neale Hurston.”
Critical Insights: Zora Neale Hurston. Ed. Sharon L. Jones. Ipswich: Salem Press-EBSCO; Amenia: Grey House, 2013. 123-143.

Rudisel, Christine and Bob Blaisdell, eds. Slave Narratives of the Underground Railroad. Mineola: Dover Publications, 2014. Print.

Rudisel, Christine and Bob Blaisdell, eds. Great Short Stories by African American Writers. Mineola: Dover Publications, 2015. Print.