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literature and language professor , writer

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.

Achievements

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

Works

  • Other Work

    • 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