Dr. Ann Kirschner

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

Ann Kirschner is University Dean of Macaulay Honors College of The City University of New York. Her career spans an unusual range of experiences and organizations.  As an entrepreneur, her start-up businesses include PRIMETIME 24, NFL.COM and FATHOM, a for-profit online learning venture in partnership with Columbia University, London School of Economics, and other leading institutions.  She is a distinguished author and speaker on education policy and strategy, careers, and digital media.  Her first book, Sala's Gift, (Simon and Schuster, 2006), tells the story of her mother's wartime rescue of letters from Nazi labor camps, and has been published in German, Polish, Italian, French, Czech, and Chinese. Her new book, Lady at the OK Corral:  the True Story of Josephine Marcus Earp, was published by HarperCollins in March, 2013.

She is a graduate of Princeton University, the University of Virginia, and University of Buffalo. 

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 Elizabeth Perrella to make an appointment or for any other questions you may have.