Rosie Greenstein's adventures in teaching began in Kenya in the Peace Corps and then, Ph.D. in Victorian and African literatures from Indiana University in hand, took her to colleges and universities in several states as well as 5 years at the National Endowment for the Humanities and five as director of a teaching center for faculty at Long Island University. She has led OSHER@Dartmouth courses on Mark Twain, the literature of immigration, and 20th Century American fiction.
Course Title: (Re) Reading Jane Austen
"Rosie's knowledge of the subject is encyclopedic, and her personality allows for much discussion - even some disagreement."
"Fabulous! Rosie brings such a wealth of knowledge to class."
"Rosie is extremely well prepared, knowledgeable, and organized. She engaged every single student in class in thinking and discussing aspects of the course."
"Rosie teaches fully cognizant that we all learn differently. She has a truly inclusive, respected approach to teaching."
Course Title: Where Are We Going, Where Have We Been? The View from Twentieth Century American Literature
"Rosie is a master of balancing her professional insights and background with input from class members, and stimulating conversation among us all. She listens, and goes where the class wants to go. Excellent teacher - the best"
"Rosie Greenstein's classes are simply the best. She is smart, just, personable, and thoroughly prepared for her classes. And beyond!"