Dr. Robin Schore Appointed Dean of Liberal Arts at MCCC

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Dr. Robin Schore has been appointed Dean of the Liberal Arts division at Mercer County Community College. A professor of English at Mercer since 1973, Dr. Schore has chaired the English and Languages department since 2001. He has served on numerous college committees, and has been the advisor to the College Voice student newspaper, director of the former Prison Education Network, chair of a task force on student retention, and co-leader of a workshop series on human relations and diversity. He has moderated and documented the “Master Faculty Program,” a faculty-to-faculty discussion about teaching-related issues and concerns.

Since 1988 Dr. Schore has edited the Kelsey Review, the college’s acclaimed creative writing journal whose authors are residents of the community. For the past two years, he led the editing team for Aspirations, a creative writing and drawing journal for local high school students.

Dr. Schore earned his B.A. in English from the University of Vermont, and his M.A. and Ph.D. from the State University of New York at Stony Brook, specializing in Shakespeare and the Jacobean tragedians. A military veteran, he began his teaching career in Europe and taught English to inmates in state prisons.

 


 

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