Joseph McElligott is assistant chair of the English Department and co-director of the City and Humanities Program at Lehman College. He graduated from Lehman with a B.A. in English Literature/Education as well as an M.A. in English Literature. He is currently pursuing his doctorate in English at St. John's University in Queens. Previous to his full-time teaching career, Mr. McElligott was the national project director of corporate educational training services for M4 Information Systems Inc., which specialized in the development and delivery of computer software training for legal and financial firms.