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Lisa M. Dresner

Featured NOAH Supporter

Lisa M. Dresner has worked on writing and composition with her brilliant NOAH scholars since the Fall of 2007, and she is delighted by the sparkling intellectual energy, hardworking attitude, and cooperative group spirit that this group of students consistently displays each year -- they make coming to work to teach them a joy! She also enjoys helping NOAH scholars achieve their academic and professional goals as they progress further in their academic and professional careers.

Dr. Dresner earned an A.B. in Classical Languages and Literatures with High Honors and Highest Distinction from the University of Michigan and a J.D. from the University of  Michigan Law School. She earned an M.A. and a Ph.D. in Comparative Literature from the University of California at Berkeley. She is the author of The Female Investigator in Literature, Film, and Popular Culture (McFarland, 2007), book chapters on James Bond and on1980s teen films,  and introductions to select gothic novels.  She currently teaches in the Department of Writing Studies and Composition and has been at Hofstra since the Fall of 2004, with a brief hiatus during the 2005-2006 school year.