Ann Kirschner

Dean, Macaulay Honors College,
The City University of New York

Ann Kirschner was named Dean of Macaulay in 2006.

She began her career as a lecturer in Victorian literature at Princeton University, where she earned a Ph.D in English.  As an entrepreneur in media and technology, she launched satellite and internet businesses for the National Football League and Columbia University’s online education company, Fathom.

A writer and frequent contributor to conferences and publications on education and technology, Dean Kirschner was named one of New York Magazine’s Millennium New Yorkers and honored as a distinguished graduate of Princeton University and University of Buffalo. She is the author of Sala's Gift, the story of her mother’s wartime rescue of letters from Nazi labor camps, available in German, Polish, Chinese, French, Czech, and Italian editions.  The original letters are in the permanent collection of the New York Public Library.  Her latest book is Lady at the OK Corral, the story of Josephine Marcus Earp, the woman who was Wyatt Earp’s common law wife for nearly 50 years. 

She serves on the Board of Directors of Apollo, Public Agenda, the Jewish Women’s Archive, and the Princeton University Graduate School Leadership Council.

Dean Kirschner's Links

Dean Kirschner's Blog »

"Reading Dickens Four Ways" »
Dean Kirschner takes on reading in the digital age.

"My iPad Day" »

Dean Kirschner's Office Hours

Dean Ann Kirschner will be holding office hours this semester on Fridays, 2-4pm when classes are in session. Any changes to this schedule will be posted here.

Office hours will begin on Friday, September 9th by appointment. Please email Amanda Hick to make an appointment or for any other questions you may have.