Fordham University            The Jesuit University of New York  

Elizabeth Stone
B.A. University of California, Berkeley; M.A., New York University; Ph.D., New York University. 
422D Leon Lowenstein
Ext. 6271

Elizabeth Stone is the author of Black Sheep and Kissing Cousins: How Our Family Stories Shape Us (Time Books, 1988; with a new introduction, Transaction Publications, 2004); The Hunter College Campus Schools for the Gifted (Teachers College Press, 1991); and A Boy I Once Knew: What a Teacher Learned from her Student (Algonquin, 2002). Her personal essays and reportage have appeared in Smithsonian Magazine, The New York Times, The Chronicle of Higher Education and elsewhere. Currently she is interested in the last will and testament as a variant of autobiography and as a memoir subject. She has taught memoir-writing at the University of Iowa’s “Summer Writing Festival” and will be teaching at the University of Ljubljana in Slovenia in Spring 2011 on a Fulbright Fellowship. She is also jointly appointed to the Department of Communication and Media Studies and is faculty advisor to Lincoln Center's award-winning newspaper, The Observer.
Areas of Interest
Creative non-fiction; twentieth-century American autobiography and memoir; journalism.

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