Professor of English, Queens College and the
Ph.D. Program in Urban Education, Graduate School,
The City University of New York
Acting Dean for General Education
Queens College of The City University of New York
- Ph.D., New York University, English Education: Dissertation, Sitting ‘Round the Fire: Narrative and the Teaching of Composition
- M.A., University of Pittsburgh, English and American Literature (With Distinction)
- B.A., University of Pittsburgh, English and History, Magna Cum Laude
TEACHING, SCHOLARSHIP, AND ADMINISTRATION (since 1990)
- Professor, Ph.D. Program in Urban Education, CUNY Graduate Center, 2006 – Present
- Professor, Department of English, Queens College, CUNY, 1995 – Present
- Acting Dean for General Education, Queens College, June 2009 –
- University Dean for Undergraduate Education, The City University of New York, Central Office, 2003 – June 2009
- Dean for Undergraduate Education, Queens College, 2000-2003
- Director, Freshman Year Initiative, Queens College, 1992-1998, 1999
- Acting Dean of Arts and Humanities, Queens College, 1999
- Assistant Chair for Composition, English Department, and other administrative posts, Queens College, 1990-1998
PUBLICATIONS/BOOKS AND ARTICLES
Summerfield, Judith and Philip M. Anderson. Symposium: On the Framework for Success in College Writing. College English, Vol. 74, No. 6, July 2012.
Summerfield, Judith and Cheryl Smith, Eds. Making Teaching and Learning Matter: Transformative Spaces in Higher Education, Springer: 2011.
Summerfield, Judith. “Joe in Conversation with the World,” in To Celebrate Joe L. Kincheloe, February 2, 2009. The Graduate Center, CUNY, in Cultural Studies, Critical Methodologies, October 2010, Vol. 10, No. 5 377-378.
Summerfield, Judith. “Today’s Scholars Talk Back: The Shaughnessy Legacy Thirty Years Later.” The Journal of Basic Writing, Spring 2008.
Summerfield, Judith and Crystal Benedicks, Eds. Reclaiming the Public University: Conversations on Liberal & General Education. New York: Peter Lang, 2007.
Philip M. Anderson and Judith P. Summerfield. “What We Don’t Know About Evaluation.” In S. Steinberg and J. Kincheloe (Eds.), What You Don’t Know About Schools. New York: Macmillan. 2007.
Summerfield, Judith. CUNY Task Force on Retention: Creating the Conditions for Students to Succeed, 2006.
Summerfield, Judith and David Crook: CUNY Task Force on Reading and Writing, University publication, 2006.
Anderson and Summerfield, “Why is Urban Education Different from Suburban and Rural Education?” In S. Steinberg and J. Kincheloe (Eds.) 19 Urban Questions: Teaching in the City New York: Peter Lang, 2004.
Summerfield, Judith. “Webs of Reciprocity: In Conversation with an Anthropologist.” Anthropology Newsletter, April 1999.
Summerfield, Judith. Freshman Year Initiative: From the Margins to the Center: Teaching Undergraduates in the Next Millennium, Fund for the Improvement of Post-Secondary Education. U.S. Office of Education Yearly Reports, June 1998, June 1997.
—. “Principles for Propagation: On Narrative and Argument.” Argument Revisited; Argument Redefined: Negotiating Meaning in the Composition Classroom. Eds. Barbara Emmel, Paula Resch, and Deborah Tenney. California: Sage, 1996.
—. “Is There a Life in This Text?” Writing Theory and Critical Theory. Eds. John Clifford and John Schilb. New York: Modern Language Association, 1994.
—. “Eleven Memos for the Year 2000: A Post-Modern Pedagogy.” ADE Bulletin 104, Spring 1993: 40 – 44.
—. Review-essay of Writing and Response: Theory, Practice, and Research, ed. Chris M. Anson. ADE Bulletin, No. 97, Winter 1990: 53 – 60.
—. Negotiations: A Reader for Writers. New York: McGraw Hill, Random House, 1991.
__with Geoffrey Summerfield: Texts and Contexts: A Contribution to the Theory and Practice of Teaching Composition. New York: Random House: 1986.
Summerfield, Judith, and Geoffrey Summerfield. Reading(s). New York: Random House, 1989.
—. Texts and Contexts: A Contribution to the Theory and Practice of Teaching Composition. New York: Random House 1986. (Winner of the Modern Language Association Mina P. Shaugnessy Prize, 1987.)
—. Frames of Mind. New York: Random House, 1986.
Summerfield, Judith, and Sandra Schor. The Random House Guide to Writing. 3rd ed. New York: Random House, 1986. (Second Edition, 1981; First Edition, 1978.)
Fishman, Judith [Summerfield]. Responding to Prose: A Reader for Writers. New York: Random House-McGraw Hill, 1983.
—. Review: Tate and Corbett, The Writing Teacher’s Sourcebook. Journal of Advanced Composition, 9 (1989): 200 – 203.
—. “Writing Centers: A Long View,” The Writing Center Journal VIII 2 (Spring/Summer 1988): 3 – 11.
—. “Golden Notebooks, Blue Notebooks: Rereading.” The Journal Book. Ed. Toby Fulwiler. Montclair, New Jersey: Boynton/Cook, 1987.
—. Review of Writing in the Arts and Sciences, by Elaine Maimon et al. College Composition and Communication 37 (1986): 498 – 499.
—. “Framing Narratives.” Only Connect. Ed. Thomas Newkirk. Montclair, New Jersey: Boynton/Cook, 1986.
Summerfield, Judith, and Geoffrey Summerfield. “States of Mind, Acts of Mind, Forms of Discourse.” The Territory of Language. Ed. Donald McQuade. Carbondale: Southern Illinois University Press, 1986. 238 – 250.
Fishman, Judith [Summerfield]. “Do You Agree or Disagree: The Epistemology of the CUNY Writing Assessment Test.” WPA (Writing Program Administrators) 1 (1984): 17 -24.
—. “Enclosures: The Narrative Within Autobiography.” Journal of Advanced Composition 2 (1981): 23 31.
—. “On Tutors, The Writing Lab, and Writing.” Tutoring Writing: A Sourcebook for Teachers. Ed. Muriel Harris. Glenview, Illinois: Scott Foresman, 1982. 86 – 94. (Reprinted fromComposition and Teaching, 1980.)
—. “The Tutor as Messenger.” The Writing Center Journal 1(1981): 7 – 13.
—. “The Writing Center: What Is Its Center?” Writing Lab Newsletter (December 1980): 1 – 2.
—. Contributing author. “Training and Using Peer Tutors.” College English (December 1978): 432 – 449.