Anna Purves has been teaching at Lehman College since 2002 and with Macaulay  since 2010. An artist and writer, she designed the curriculum for—and continues to teach—both levels of honors English classes and The Arts of NYC seminar.  She taught a special honors seminar in Game Design and Creative Writing in spring 2020. Since 2010 she continues to serve as a mentor and advisor to Lehman Honors students.
Prof. Purves has a BA in Studio Art from Smith College, a Certificate of Spanish Studies from the University of Barcelona, Spain, and an MFA in Writing from Sarah Lawrence College.