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Josefina Infante-Voelker

Josefina Infante-Voelker, Spanish literature and language professor, writer. Permanent Public Sch Teacher Certified University New York, 1995. Recipient Honorific mention for the short story: La bella durmiente y la bella insomne, Círculo de Escritores y Poetas Iberoamericanos, 2000; Charles E. Downer Tuition Grant, City College of New York, 1991.

Background

  • Infante-Voelker, Josefina was born on May 24, 1960 in Burgos, Spain. Daughter of José Ruiz and María del Pilar Infante.

  • Education

    • Bachelor in Arts, Universidad Autónoma de Barcelona, Barcelona, 1982. Master of Arts in Spanish, City College of New York, 1993. Doctor of Philosophy in Hispanic Literature, Graduate School and University Center, New York City, 2003.

    Career

    • English and history teacher Academia Centro Catalán Comercial, Barcelona, 1985—1986. Spanish and bilingual Spanish teacher Board Education, New York City, 1986—2003. Adjunct lecturer Spanish City College of New York, 1992—1992, Borough Manhattan Community College, New York City, 2001—2002, College Staten Island, New York City, since 2008, substitute assistant professor, 2006—2008.

      Advanced placement teacher literature Bklyn Technology High School, New York City, 2002—2003. Liaison Spanish department Richard R. Green High School Teaching, New York City, 1999—2000.

    Major achievements

    • Permanent Public Sch Teacher Certified University New York, 1995.

    Works

    • Contributor to numerous anthologies including Piel palabra, Miradas de Nueva York (Círculo de Escritores y Poetas Iberoamericanos Poetry award, 1997). Author: Seis horas de retraso, 2001, Poemas escritos desde otro puerto, 2001, Los brazos de Shiva, 2002, Entre el Mediterráneo y el Atlántico, 2002, Cuentos de la bella insomne, 2006, Transmystica, 2008.

    Membership

    Editor hybrido magazine Graduate School and University Center, New York City, 1997—2003. Book presentations Sala Ámbito Cultural del Corte Inglés, Barcelona, 2003—2004. Member of Sigma Delta Pi.

    Connections

    • Married Roger Voelker, June 30, 1989. 1 child Kevin Adrian Voelker.
    • father: José Ruiz María
    • mother: María
    • spouse: Roger Voelker
    • child: Kevin Adrian Voelker Infante-Voelker
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    Born May 24, 1960
    (age 57)
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    • 1982
      Universidad Autónoma de Barcelona
    • 1993
      City College of New York
    • 2003
      Graduate School and University Center
    • 1985 - 1986
      English and history teacher, Academia Centro Catal+in Comercial
      Barcelona, Catalonia, Spain
    • 1986 - 2003
      Spanish and bilingual Spanish teacher, Board Education
    • 1992 - 1992
      adjunct lecturer, Spanish City College of New York
    • 2001 - 2002
      adjunct lecturer, Spanish City College of New York
    • 2008
      adjunct lecturer, Spanish City College of New York
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