Job Title: Full-Time Lecturer in the Writing Program.
Phone: (631) 632-4213
Curriculum Vitae: click here.
Office Location: H-2102
Education: Ph.D., English, Stony Brook University. Topic: “Forgetting and Remembering: Narrating Holocaust Childhoods in Hiding."
M.S.W., Adelphi University, 1976; B.A. Humanities, New College of Hofstra University, 1971.
Courses Taught (Stony Brook University):
- ESM 696: Materials Science -- Academic Writing Seminar (graduate)
- WRT 200: Business Writing Workshop
- WRT 102: Intermediate Writing
- WRT 101: Introductory Writing Workshop
Professional Interests: Composition and Rhetoric; Holocaust literature; Creative Nonfiction; Business Writing.
Survivor." Holocaust Studies, session 3.4. Association for Jewish Studies
annual convention, San Diego. December 18, 2016. Address.
"The Shattered Self: Hiding from the Nazis, Hiding in the Text." Holocaust Studies,
session 12.16. Association for Jewish Studies annual convention, Boston. December 15, 2015. Address.
Faculty Discussion Group Co-Presenter, Stony Brook University. "Teaching Online."
(Nov. 4, 2014).
Faculty Discussion Group Co-Leader, Stony Brook University. "Responding to
Student Writing." (April 9, 2014).
Fraud and Forgery in Literary Texts/Sponsor: Association for Documentary Editing. MLA Annual Convention, Boston. 4 January 2013. Address.
Disability in the Composition Class: Inclusion and Adaptation/Sponsor: MLA Committee on Disability Issues in the Profession and the Division on the Teaching of Writing. MLA Annual Convention. Seattle. 6 Jan. 2012. Address.
"Terms of Engagement: Writing Without a Map." SUNY Council on Writing. Stony
Brook University, 26 April, 2008. Address.
Faculty Discussion Group Leader, Stony Brook University. "Teaching Students with
Disabilities." (March, 2007).
Faculty Discussion Group Leader, Stony Brook University. "Bloom's Taxonomy in
the Writing Classroom." (October, 2003).
Publications and Awards:
Sofia, Carolyn Ariella. "Bringing Lessons from Homeschool to the Writing
Classroom." 100.2 English Journal (November 2010): 98-104.
Sofia, Carolyn. "Daphne Merkin." Contemporary Jewish American Authors. Ed.
Michael Taub. Westport: Greenwood Publishing Group, 1996.
Kessner, Carole S. and Carolyn Sofia. "Selected Bibliography of Literary Criticism
on American Jewish Fiction and Authors." Jewish Book Annual (vol. 50). NY: Jewish Book Council, 1992.
Sofia, Carolyn. "After a Talking Cure That Didn't." (Poetry) Finalist 2005. Institute
for Medicine in Contemporary Society. Stony Brook University Health Sciences Center.
Additional Achievements or Awards:
President’s Distinguished Travel Grant, Stony Brook University, 2017.
President's Award for Teaching Excellence/Graduate Student Award; SUNY/ Stony
Faculty Advisor/Lecturer, Long Island Center for Jewish Studies, 1993-1997
Association for Jewish Studies