Dr. Dorothy Escribano
Provost/Senior Vice President for Academic Affairs
Dr. Dorothy Escribano became Senior Vice President for Academic Affairs at The College of New Rochelle in 2007. In this role, she oversees the College’s four Schools, Gill Library, admissions and registrar, the Center for Academic Excellence, Center for Educational Policy and Practice, institutional research, district and college partnerships, and wellness education.
Prior to coming to CNR, Dr. Escribano spent 12 years at Worcester State College: seven as a faculty member in the Department of Languages and Literature; four as Associate Vice President for Academic Affairs; and her final year as the College’s interim Vice President for Academic Affairs. Before her tenure at Worcester State College, Dr. Escribano spent one year as Visiting Assistant Professor of Spanish at Clark University in Massachusetts and three years as a lecturer (Spanish language and literature) at the University of Rhode Island. She was awarded an ACE Fellowship for the 2004-05 academic year and participated in the Harvard University Executive Leadership Institute in 2008.
Dr. Escribano’s research has focused on Medieval and Golden Age Spanish literature (1107-1650), the romancero (Spanish balladry) from medieval times until the end of the Spanish Civil War (1939). She is currently completing an article about the use of balladry in both Spain and Mexico during early 20th century socio-political conflicts.
Dr. Escribano earned her bachelor of arts in Spanish and secondary education from Marist College, her master of arts in liberal studies form SUNY Stony Brook, her master of arts in Spanish literature from the University of Rhode Island, and a doctor of philosophy in Hispanic studies from Brown University.