Mr. John Finck
Current Position
·        Writing Coach and Visiting Seminar Instructor
Education / Professional Background
·        Hampshire College, B.A. 1976
·        Columbia University, Graduate School of Journalism, M.S. 1980
·        Middlebury College, Bread Loaf School of English, M.A. 2019
Current Courses
·        “William Shakespeare and The Merchant of Venice”
·        Advanced Seminar for English 12 H Writing Coach for English Language Arts Common Core Regents Students
Past Courses
·        “Emily Dickinson: The Belle of Amherst and Her Legacy in American Poetry”
·        Advanced Seminar for English 11 H

Other Information

Received grants from National Science Foundation and National Endowment for Humanities.  Directed refugee resettlement programs for U.S. Department of State.  Freelance writer and book critic.  Board member of several non-profit arts organizations.  Organized and sponsored baseball team in the Bronx, the Outsiders that played in national tournaments.