ANDREA EMMANUEL joins DSJ Editorial Team as Copyeditor


Andrea Emmanuel is a graduate student in the Master of Arts in English program at the City University of New York, Brooklyn College, and holds a bachelor’s degree in English, English Literature, and Criticism from Hunter College. Her interests include literary criticism, adult education, post-colonialism, slavery, African American studies, social justice, and racial equality. She has taught at the New York City Department of Education and adult literacy.

Andrea has two book reviews published by Dialogues in Social Justice: A Pedagogy of Faith: The Theological Vision of Paulo Freire and Reading While Black: African American Biblical Interpretation as an Exercise in Hope. As an undergraduate, she served as vice president of the Black Male Initiative (BMI) at New York City College of Technology, where she tutored her peers in formal writing, published for the college’s student news, and mentored SAT students. She also edited students’ essays for an international climate change blog. Andrea is currently transitioning to teach in higher education and anticipates a PhD in English Literature.