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Bob Lamm

Bob Lamm

Adjunct Instructor

Bob Lamm teaches literature classes at NYUSPS. His political articles, personal essays, interviews and profiles, and fiction have appeared in more than 50 outlets, including The New York Times, Publishers Weekly, Ms. Magazine, The Village Voice, and The Journal of Popular Film and Television, and in five anthologies. He is co-author of two introductory sociology textbooks published by McGraw-Hill. He has taught at Yale, Queens College, the New School, and the City University of New York Graduate Center. He also teaches improv comedy for beginners and nonperformers. He has taught students ages 3 to 85 and just about every age in between.

Currently Teaching

Memoirs with a Social Conscience

Read and discuss memoirs that succeed in relating personal stories to a larger social and political framework.

Novels with a Social Conscience

Examine how eight important novelists offer moving, memorable stories that illuminate the injustices evident in cultures and communities.