Alexandra de Luise
Alexandra de Luise is an Associate Professor of Library. She oversees Research Services operations, managing and supervising the delivery of assistance in multiple formats to students, faculty, staff and the community. Together with a dedicated team of reference and instruction librarians, she arranges research services support during the school year, summer and intersession, both in person and virtually. She works collaboratively in devising best practices for research instruction to Queens College students, especially at the first year level, and is a regular instructor to ENG110 and SEEK, and to undergraduate classes that include ENG130, EURO120, ITAL41W and FR41W. She is an instructor for LIBR170, the Library’s three-credit research and writing course.
Collection Development areas: French, Italian and Modern Greek languages & literatures; Byzantine and Modern Greek Studies and Italian American Studies
Her research interests tend towards social practices in libraries, censorship, information access, ethnic identity and Italian American Studies.
When not working, she can be found watching an independent film, taking in an exhibit, visiting family and keeping up with her Italian.