Administrative Staff

Dr. Joy Ladin
Director
David and Ruth Gottesman Professor of English

Dr. Joy Ladin is the David and Ruth Gottesman Professor of English at Stern College and the author of nine books of poetry, including 2017’s Fireworks in the Graveyard and The Future is Trying to Tell Us Something: New and Selected Poems, as well as a memoir, National Jewish Book Award finalist Through the Door of Life, and a The Soul of the Stranger, a finalist for Lambda Literary and Triangle Publishing awards. 

Gina Grimaldi
Writing Center Coordinator
Instructor of English

Gina Grimaldi has taught composition and literature classes at Stern College since 2011 and in the CUNY system since moving to New York in 2006. Besides Shakespeare and Marlowe, she loves podcasts, documentaries, unsolved mysteries, and Brooklyn parks. Ask her about her dogs, Teddy and Ruby.