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Assistant Professor and Faculty Liaison to the Writing Center
Office: Main Building L-230
Phone: (201) 689-7004
Email: phaji@bergen.edu

BA in Music, University of St. Thomas, Houston, Texas
BA in English Linguistics, University of Houston
MA in English Linguistics, Arizona State University
PhD in English Literature, University of Arizona.
Certificate in TESOL, Columbia University, New York

Came to Bergen in 2009.
Have also taught at Arizona State U, U of Arizona, Our Lady of the Lake U in San Antonio, TX., University of Texas at San Antonio, Pace University, and Hostos Community College in the Bronx.
Usually teach: EBS 011, 012, 021, WRT 101 and 201. Have also taught Academic Skills for college ESL students; and graduate seminars in Autobiography and Postcolonial Literature.

I am originally from Houston, Texas.

“I’m always impressed with the students at Bergen Community College: they work hard, have a lot of responsibilities, and want to learn. It doesn’t get any more inspiring than that.”