Department of Modern Languages and Comparative Literature
Isabel Cid Sirgado
Phone: (646) 312-4227
Fax: (646) 312-4211
Location: VC 6-274
Professor Isabel Sirgado (Ph.D. New York University) is an expert on eighteenth-century literature and literary criticism of Spain, and does research in the areas of Bilingual Education and Second-Language acquisition, for which she often consults at the federal, state and city levels. She is the author of several assessment instruments for second language acquisition (k-12) used at the local and state level.
Professor Sirgado has published several books of literary criticism, including Las dos poéticas de Ignacio Luzán (Madrid: Ediciones Cátedra), and Afrancesados y neoclásicos: su deslinde en el teatro español del siglo XVIII (Madrid: Cultura Hispánica). Her articles have appeared in literary journals in Europe and the United States.