Yuri Gorokhovich

Teresita Levy

Assistant Professor, Latin American and Puerto Rican Studies): B.A., Rollins College; M.S., Long Island University; M.Phil., Ph.D. candidate, CUNY Graduate Center.

From 2001-2007, Prof. Levy was the administrative director of CUNY’s Center for Latin American, Caribbean, and Latino Studies, where she managed budgets, personnel, publications, special events, and student fellowships. Previously, she was acting director of Student Activities and Campus Programs at York College. In addition, she taught history at Manhattan College in 2002 and at Lehman in 2001. Prof. Levy presented her paper, “Tobacco Growers, Agricultural Organizations, and State Involvement in Puerto Rico, 1913-1935,” at the 2006 Latin American Studies Association Annual Conference and also presented at the Conference on Latin American History section of the American Historical Association Annual Meeting. In 2002, her article, “From the Farm to the Museum: The Agricultural History of Puerto Rico,” appeared in the New York Daily News. She is expected to begin teaching at Lehman in the Spring 2008 semester.