INSTRUCTOR BIO

Instructor
Ira Epstein

About the Instructor

  • Ira Epstein, PhD, co-author of the Proficient Reader, served as professor and chairperson of the Communication Skills Department at LaGuardia Community College, CUNY and directed the college's Technology Learning Center. In addition to his academic life, he worked as a musician performing in the Catskills, recorded with Tayku, a Hebrew jazz/rock ensemble, taught music to children in summer camps and toured with Theodore Bikel and Herschel Bernardi in the 70s as part of a UJA program. Most recently he has been lecturing to adults on comedy and the music of Israel. Epstein continues to speak at synagogues, senior centers, JCC's, libraries, Road Scholar programs and at meetings of national organizations such as The National Council of Jewish Women, Hadassah and B'nai Brith. He earned his BA and MA from Brooklyn College, CUNY and his PhD from Fordham University.

Program(s) presented by Ira Epstein during current session(s).

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One-Time FPL12034 Ira Epstein The Comic Legacy of Joan Rivers
Tuesday, December 3: 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm