Sirlin, Rhoda 1949-
SIRLIN, Rhoda 1949-
Born April 1, 1949, in New York, NY; daughter of Irving (in business) and Lottie (a secretary; maiden name, Kaplan) Sirlin. Ethnicity: "White." Education: Brooklyn College of the City University of New York, B.A., 1971; Pennsylvania State University, M.A., 1974; Graduate School of the City University of New York, Ph.D., 1989. Politics: Democrat.
Liveright Publishing, New York, NY, literary editor, 1971-72; Brooklyn College of the City University of New York, Brooklyn, NY, lecturer, 1974-76; Queens College of the City University of New York, Flushing, NY, lecturer, 1976-89; New School for Social Research, New York, NY, lecturer, 1989-90; Queens College of the City University of New York, adjunct assistant professor, 1990—. New York University, adjunct assistant professor, 1990-92; New York City Technical College, adjunct assistant professor, 1990—; Pratt Institute, visiting assistant professor, 1998-99; Polytechnic University, adjunct assistant professor, 2000—; guest speaker at other institutions, including State University of New York—Albany, Winthrop College, and Hollins University; public speaker.
Modern Language Association of America, American Culture Association, Conference on College Composition and Communication, Continuing Education Association, Northeast Modern Language Association, Mid-Atlantic Popular Culture Association.
Author of instructor's manuals. Contributor to books, including Modern Critical Interpretations: William Styron's Sophie's Choice, edited by Harold Bloom, Chelsea House Publishers (Philadelphia, PA), 2002. Contributor of articles and reviews to periodicals, including Studies in American Jewish Literature and Southern Literary Journal.