Berkeley College Director, Teaching and Learning Commons Judit Torok

Judit Torok

Director, Teaching and Learning Commons


B.A., Westmar University, LeMars, IA
M.A., The McGregor School of Antioch University, Yellow Spring, OH
Ph.D., The New School University, Graduate Faculty, New York, NY

Professional and Teaching Experience

  • Director, Teaching and Learning Commons, Berkeley College, June 2015 - present
  • Faculty, Humanities and Social Sciences, Berkeley College School of Liberal Arts, New York City, 2015 - present
  • Co-Director, Making Connections National Resource Center, LaGuardia Community College, 2010 - 2015
  • Adjunct Assistant Professor, Philosophy, Worcester State University, Worcester, MA, 2005 - 2015
  • Adjunct Assistant Professor, General Education, School of Professional Studies, City University of New York, New York City, 2012 - 2015
  • Adjunct Online Instructor, General Education, Argosy University – Online, 2009 - 2012
  • Professional Development Leader, Center for Teaching and Learning, LaGuardia Community College, Long Island City, NY, 2007 - 2010
  • Lecturer, Humanities, LaGuardia Community College, Long Island City, NY, 2005 - 2007
  • Adjunct Online Instructor, General Education, Capella University, Minneapolis, MN, 2004 - 2008
  • Account Manager and Cultural Liaison, Jiji Press America, Ltd., New York City, 1997 - 2007
  • International Students Program Coordinator, Westmar University, Le Mars, IA, 1996 - 1997

Awards and Recognitions

  • Global Citizenship Senior Fellow, Melton Foundation, 1994 - present
  • EdX Honors Code: Social Learning for Social Impact, GrookX offered by McGill University, 2015
  • Certified Peer Reviewer, Quality Matters, 2015 - present

Professional Affiliations

  • The Professional and Organizational Development Network in Higher Education (POD)

Interview Topics

Faculty professional development: active blended learning strategies; innovative teaching design; evidence-based teaching; portfolio learning; etc.; Mindfulness and yoga for teachers, students, others; Global citizenship and social learning in education

Media Contact

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