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Liza Ann Bolitzer

Professional Background

Educational Background

Master of Education (2012), Higher & Postsecondary Education, Teachers College, Columbia University

Master of Arts (2005), English Literature, Brooklyn College of the City University of New York

Bachelor of Arts (2000), Literature and Film, Vassar College


Scholarly Interests

Adjunct Faculty

Diverse Colleges and Universities

General Education

Learning of Professional Practice

College Teaching and Learning 



Selected Publications

professional presentations

Bolitzer, L. Castillo-Montoya, M. & Williams, L. (2013, April). The Intersectionality of Learning: Conceptualizing diversity for teaching and learning in higher education. Paper presented at American Educational Research Association (AERA) Annual Meeting, San Francisco, CA. 

Magee, F., Martinez, A., Bolitzer, L., Castillo, M., & Neumann, A. (2012, November). Classroom-based Learning for Faculty: What Professors Learn from their Students about Teaching. Paper presented at the Association for the Study of Higher Education (ASHE) Annual Conference, Las, Vegas, NV. 

Bolitzer, L. (2011, April) Liberal Education within Cosmopolitan Classrooms: An Analytic Literature Review. Poster presented at American Educational Research Association (AERA) Annual Meeting, New Orleans, LA. 

Neumann, A., Castillo, M. & Bolitzer, L. (2010, May). Matters of Meaning: Toward a Culturally Relevant Liberal Education for Our Times. Paper presented at American Educational Research Association (AERA) Annual Meeting, Denver, CO. 

"font-family: 'Times New Roman'; ">Chun, M. & Bolitzer, L. (August, 2009) The Use of Critical Thinking Performance Tasks to Connect Undergraduate Science Education. Paper presented at Science Education for New Civic Engagement and Responsibilities Summer Institute, Chicago, IL. 

Bolitzer, L. (June, 2007) Conversations between Literature and Film. Presentation at The 2nd Annual New Core Curriculum Conference of Brooklyn College. Brooklyn, NY. 



Neumann, A., Castillo, M., & Bolitzer, L. (2012). Culturally Anchored Liberal Education. In J. A. Banks (Ed.), Encyclopedia of Diversity in Education (pp. 536-541). Thousand Oaks, CA: SAGE.