Roberta Rosenberg
Professor/Director of Women's and Gender Studies
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Areas of Expertise
Multicultural American literature, including pedagogical approaches to multicultural American literature for K-12 teachers; film and culture; race, class and ethnicity in American literature; and women's studies.

Ph.D. English, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, 1975
B.A. English, Queens College of the City University of New York, 1971

Awards, Scholarships, Grants
NEH Award: Institute of Native American Literature and Art (2003)

Modern Language Association
Society for American Indian Literature
American Studies Association
Multiethnic Literature of the United States Association
National Council of Teachers of English
Society for the Study of Southern Literature
Virginia Humanities Conference

Community Involvement
Regular commentator at the Naro Cinema in Norfolk, Virginia
Associate Editor, Points of Entry: Cross-Currents in Storytelling (
Consultant in Public Relations and Communications (1981-present) for a number of arts/educational institutions including: The Fairmount Theatre of the Deaf, The Virginia State Ballet, and The Institute of Early American History and Culture