A poet, scholar, artist, and educator, Gina Rae Foster directs the Teaching and Learning Center at John Jay College for Criminal Justice in New York City. She has recently completed terms as the inaugural chair of the HETL Anthology Editorial Board and the inaugural senior college co-chair of the CUNY Centers for Teaching & Learning Directors Council and serves on the editorial boards of the Journal for Meaning Centered Education and the International Higher Education Teaching and Learning Review. Dr. Foster holds a PhD in Philosophy, Art, and Critical Thought from the European Graduate School, an MFA in Creative Writing from the University of Oregon, and an MA in Religion from Vanderbilt University, with additional certification in International Trauma Studies through the International Trauma Studies Program affiliated with Columbia University. Gina Rae Foster is also the Poet-in-Residence and Marina Tsvetaeva Fellow in Poetics for the European Graduate School and the Poet-in Residence for the Culinary Institute of America in New York. She is the author of two books of poetry: heart speech this (2009) and Beautiful Laceration (2012), as well as one book of philosophy: Lyric Dwelling: The Art and Ethics of Invitation and Occupation (2012), all published by Atropos Press. Recent publications in theory and poetry can be found in Poetry Quarterly, GaropoligraficontinentMare Nostrum, and Zone 3.

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