Areas of Expertise
Denise Rodriguez has a PhD in English from the Graduate School and University Center of the City University of New York and a BA in English from Wagner College. She began her career as a college professor, first at the City College of New York and then at the College of Mount Saint Vincent. Her research was primarily in the area of historically marginalized voices, feminist issues, and intersectionality.
Denise has been at NJCASA since 2019, and started out as the Resource Development Manager, focusing on the organization’s fundraising efforts. Currently, she continues to help guide fundraising and other special events, grant writing efforts, and community partnerships alongside what she considers to be the world’s best team!