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Celia Reissig-Vasile, PhD

Dr. Reissig-Vasile has taught at Mercy College for 25 years, in the undergraduate and graduate English programs and the Modern Foreign Language program. She also served as Director of the Honors Program and is currently Chair of the Department of Literature and Language. Dr. Celia Reissig-Vasile was Project Director of an NEH Humanities Initiative grant (2010-2013), The Latino and Latin American Studies Project, which resulted in developing new courses on Latino and Latin American literature, film, history, and politics; and in offering a range of public events on Latin America and Latino issues. She has been recipient of grants with a global focus and has presented her research internationally.