Facebook Ad Pixel Professor Elaine Torda, English Department, SUNY Orange

Professor Elaine Torda

Honors Program Coordinator
Chair, Interdisciplinary Studies 

Graduate Certificate, TESL, St. Michael's College
MA, English, Concordia University (Montreal)
BA, English, St. Michael's College

Courses: ESL Writing, ESL Reading, Basic Writing Skills, Freshman English 1, Freshman English 2, World Literature: Enlightenment to the Modern Age, British Literature: 19th and Early 20th Century, Journalism: Survey of Mass Media, Children's Literature, Film & Literature, Contemporary Novel, Contemporary Poetry, International Literature: Non-European, Philosophy, Interdisciplinary Studies 114: American Civil Rights Movements, Introduction to Humanities 1, Introduction to Humanities 2, Honors seminars (varied), Honors Service Learning, Honors Capstone 1 & 2

Professional Service: National Collegiate Honors Council, Northeast Regional Honors Councils 

Research Interests: Honors education, mystery and detective fiction

SUNY Orange Campus Involvement: Executive Committee (Vice President), Curriculum Committee

Community Service: Pet supply drives

Awards/Recognition: National Collegiate Honors Council Ron Brandolini Award for Excellence (2015); SUNY Chancellor's Award for Excellence in Professional Service (2013); President’s Award for Excellence in Professional Service (2013); National Collegiate Honors Council Fellow (2013).