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English language educator

D. Christine Fiorella Russo, American English language educator. Certified elementary and secondary English teacher, New York, reading specialist, New York.


Russo, D. Christine Fiorella was born on July 24, 1931 in New York City. Daughter of Anthony Joseph and Assunta Mary (Moroni) Fiorella.


Bachelor, Marymount Manhattan College. Master of Science, Fordham University, 1959. Diploma in reading, Hofstra University, 1978.

Doctor of Philosophy, Hofstra University, 1987. Postgraduate, Hofstra University, since 1987. Certified in litigation, Adelphi University and National Center for Paralegal Training, 1980.


Teacher, St. Margaret's School, Bronx, New York, 1955-1956;teacher, Sacred Heart, New York City, 1956-1957;teacher, Board Education, New York City, 1957-1960;teacher, Harborfields District 6, Long Island, since 1960;instructor English,, Marymount Manhattan College, 1990-1996;member alumni advisory county, Marymount Manhattan College, 1985-1996;1st vice president, board directors, Marymount Manhattan College, 1995-1997;Long Island representative recruitment program, Marymount Manhattan College, 1992. Board directors School Education, Fordham University, since 1995.


  • Certified elementary and secondary English teacher, New York, reading specialist, New York.


Board directors president's council Fordham University, Bronx, 1985-1987, active recruitment program, 1983-1987, member alumnae/i advisory board council, since 1994. Campaign worker Democratic Party, New York City, 1990, 92. Marymount representative New York State Bundy/Affairs Fund, 1982-1983.

Chairman Fort Salong Association, Long Island, 1979-1983. Volunteer St. John's Hospital, Long Island. Co-director Just Say No, Thomas J. Lahey School.

Member American Psychological Association, Guilford International Society Intelligence Education (vice president since 1991, board directors since 1990), New York Academy of Sciences, New York Orton Dyslexia Society, National Dyslexia Research Foundation, Council for Exceptional Children, World Council for Gifted and Talented Children, Children and Adults with Attention Deficit Disorder, American Association Higher Education, Marymount Manhattan College (1st vice president 1995-1997), Fordham University Alumni Association (board directors advisory council School Education since 1995), Phi Delta Kappa (1st vice president chapter 1995-1997).


Married Victor Donald Russo, Junior, April 30, 1960.

Anthony Joseph Fiorella

Assunta Mary (Moroni) Fiorella

Victor Donald Russo