Lane Glisson

Assistant Professor and E-learning and Instruction Librarian, BMCC Library Borough of Manhattan Community College, CUNY.

I am the E-learning and Instruction Librarian at the Borough of Manhattan Community College, CUNY, where I work as a research librarian and the liaison to the English, Music & Art, Modern Language and Media Studies Departments. Primary focus: the relationship between research and student writing. Interests: migration and identity; women’s s […]

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Comparative literature, women’s studies, film, and theatre. Recent research: 1)  A 6-year partnership with English Professor Kelly O. Secovnie in an innovative project that integrates information literacy instruction into scaffolded assignments in online English 201 courses, whichreceived a faculty research stipend project award, funded by a BMCC e-learning grant. 2) A 4-year project teaching students about disinformation by presenting a discussion-based slide show of news articles. 3) Research on the poetry of Kamala Das. 4) Research on the character Albertine in Marcel Proust’s À la recherche du temps perdu.


Glisson, Lane, Shane McConnell, Mahatapa Palit, Jason Schneiderman, Cynthia Wiseman and Lyle Yorks. “Looking into the Mirror of Inquiry: Knowledge in Our Students and in Ourselves.” Teaching and Learning Inquiry: The ISSOTL Journal 2.1 (March 2014): 7-20. Print.


MA Liberal Studies, The Graduate Center, CUNY, focusing on Comparative Literature and Autobiography, Biography and Life-writing Studies.

MLIS, Queens College, CUNY.

BFA Film and Television, New York University.

  • E-learning and Instruction Librarian, Assistant ProfessorLibraryBorough of Manhattan Community College