More than 80% of CUNY’s senior faculty have PhDs or other higher degrees in their fields. Current CUNY faculty have won prestigious awards in recognition of their contributions to education and scholarship including Guggenheim Fellowships, Pulitzer Prizes, an Academy Award, Macarthur Foundation Genius Awards, Carnegie Teacher of the Year, and many more.
Some Macaulay faculty teach a variety of undergraduate and graduate CUNY students; others only teach Macaulay students. Along with our Academic Affairs team, our faculty develop unique and challenging academic programming for Macaulay scholars.
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Carmen Boullosa is the author of seventeen novels, fifteen collections of poetry, four plays, two collections of short stories, and one screenplay. She has been a visiting professor at San Diego State University, Georgetown University, the Sorbonne, New York University, and Columbia University. Currently she teaches at Macaulay and is cohost of the CUNY-T.V. show, Nueva York. Learn more about Professor Boullosa
Macaulay Professor Dr. Lavelle Porter is a writer and literary scholar whose research interests include African-American literature, higher education, science fiction, gender and sexuality, and the history of New York City. Learn more about Professor Porter
Elizabeth Reis is a professor at Macaulay Honors College of CUNY where she teaches courses on Transgender Issues, Reproductive Technologies, Women’s Health, and Medical Ethics. Learn more about Professor Reis
Ted Widmer is a historian, writer, librarian, musician who served as a speechwriter in the Clinton White House and is currently a member of the Macaulay Honors College Faculty. Learn more about Professor Widmer