William Bernhardt

Consortial Faculty, General Education / Associate Professor of English, College of Staten Island


William “Bill” Bernhardt is an associate professor of English and the director of the Faculty Center for Professional Development at the College of Staten Island, and has been a member of the consortial faculty of the CUNY Online Baccalaureate program since its founding.  He has been teaching in CUNY continuously since 1971, except for almost two years as a visitor at Hebei Teachers University in China during 1981-2. His teaching and publications cover language learning in native and second languages, with particular focus on writing in computer-mediated environments.  He has conducted many workshops and seminars at various academic institutions in Brazil, China, France, Japan, Vietnam and the United States, and is a founding board member of the Bronx Charter School for Better Learning.