The New School Continuing Education

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Toby Talbot, MA, Brooklyn College; author of A Book About My Mother; translated Timerman's Prisoner Without a Name, Cell Without a Number; directed documentary film, Berimbau.

Karam Tannous, MA, Hebrew U. (Jerusalem); instructor at NYU, Seton Hall U., Network of Arab-American Professionals; developed Arabic-language programs for CUNY, Alwan for the Arts, NAAP, Baruch College, City Tech, and Stuyvesant High School; NYS-licensed translator and interpreter; edited the English/Arabic Oxford Picture Dictionary; has worked for the Committee to Protect Journalists, Witness, Human Rights Watch, Amnesty International, Arab-American Family Support Center, and Mandela Inst.

Moira Taylor, MA, School of Intl. Training; has taught ESL at the Riverside Language Program and EFL in Thailand.

Richard Tayson, MA, NYU; author of The World Underneath, The Apprentice of Fever, and essays and reviews in Virginia Quarterly Review, Gay and Lesbian Review, and Pleiades; recipient of a New York Foundation for the Arts fellowship, Pushcart Prize, and Edward Stanley Award from Prairie Schooner; Chancellor's Fellow in English at CUNY Graduate Center.

Catherine Texier, graduate, U. of Paris; NEA fellowship recipient; author of novels Chloë l'Atlantique, Love Me Tender, Panic Blood, and Camille; co-edited two anthologies of short fiction, Between C & D and Love Is Strange; contributor to New York Times Book Review; has taught at Bennington Summer Writing Workshops, the Writer's Voice, and Hofstra U.

Victor M. Tirado, MFA, The New School; Spanish translator for theater companies in NYC and of live transmissions for NBC; has also done translations and voice-overs for taped radio and TV commercials.

Douglas Tirola, MFA, Columbia U.; president of 4th Row Films; has produced and directed documentary films including An Omar Broadway Film for HBO Documentary films and Kati with an I, which premiered at the DOC NYC and was a NY Times Critic's Pick; Making the Boys premiered at Berlin Intl. Film Festival, was distributed by First Run Features NY, and was a NY Times Critic's Pick; All In—The Poker Movie premiered at Cinevegas, where it won Grand Jury Award for Best Documentary; creator and executive producer of MTV television series The X Effect; has worked as a screenwriter for Paramount, Universal, Fox, Warner Brothers, Sony, and New Line; created a division of 4th Row that hires independent filmmakers to produce branding films for companies such as American Express and Guinness.

Petra Todorovich, MCRP, Rutgers U.; director of America 2050 Regional Plan Assn.; assistant visiting professor, Pratt Institute.

Betty Tompkins, MA, Central Washington State College; artist; solo and group shows in NYC at White Columns, P.S. 1, The New Museum, Aldrich Museum, and Alternative Museum; represented in 2003 Biennale de Lyon and permanent collection of Centre Georges Pompidou; awards include Yaddo and MacDowell Colony and Visiting Artist at Rutgers and Fairleigh Dickinson; teaches at SVA.

Glynn Torres-Spelliscy, JD and MA in Intl. Relations, U. of Toronto; senior associate, Arnold & Porter, LLP; member of UN Committee and International Human Rights Committee, NYC Bar.

Susan Tortora, EdD, LCAT, ADTR; developed pediatric dance therapy program at Memorial Sloan Kettering; author, The Dancing Dialogue; lectures nationally and internationally; in private practice.

Justin Trificana, MA in Teaching French as a Foreign Language, BA in French, NYU; teaches French language and Francophone literature and culture to Francophone immigrant students in the French Heritage Language Program at the French American Cultural Exchange; has taught French at NYU; areas of interest include second-language pedagogy and French-African history and relations.

Rebecca Tuffey, BA, Sarah Lawrence College; AmSAT-certified Alexander Technique teacher; encountered the Alexander Technique as an actress, singer and dancer; runs the public demonstration series at the American Center for the Alexander Technique; private teaching practice in New York City.

Yunus Tuncel, PhD, The New School for Social Research; research interests include philosophy, art, literature, and culture; teaches philosophy at various schools and moderates discussions in the tradition of Café Philosophique.

Gina Turner, PhD, The New School for Social Research; spent two years as a research fellow in oncological sciences at Mount Sinai School of Medicine in NYC; currently assistant professor of psychology, Northampton Community College in Bethlehem, Penn.

Laurie Tvedt, MPS, Arts and Cultural Management, Pratt Institute; research and information design consultant for over 20 years in advertising, public affairs, entertainment, technology, government, financial services and other industries.

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