Judaic Studies



Sheryl N. Cohn: "Stories of Survival"

Thursday, February 16, 2012; 10:30am - 11:30am

Campus Location: Classroom Building 1, Room 218
Cost: Free and open to the public

Judaic Studies Distinguished Lecturers Series presented by the Interdisciplinary Program in Judaic Studies in cooperation with Central Florida Hillel.

Sheryl Needle Cohn, Ed.D is a faculty member at the University of Central Florida. She has taught many education and psychology courses, such as Abnormal Psychology, General Psychology, Professional Teaching Practices and Ethics Learning Principles. In 2008, Dr. Cohn studied at the International School for Holocaust Education at Yad Vashem in Israel. She received her Master’s in Educational Psychology from Montclair State University, in NJ, and her doctorate in Education from Nova Southeastern University in Florida in 1990. Dr. Cohn started working at the University of Central Florida in 2002 as a UCF Education Studies Instructor. She now is a university coordinator in the School of Teaching, Learning, & Leadership, supervising student teacher Interns in Lake and Sumter Counties. Dr. Cohn is also the author of the fictional illustrated children’s series, The Salamander Stories.

As a playwright, her Readers Theatre production of Bella’s Story, From Pogrom to Holocaust, has been performed by drama students in high schools, history and education majors in colleges, book clubs, and members of religious and secular organizations. Her interests include Holocaust Education, Global Genocide, Bullying, and the Film Production of The Boy in the Suitcase into a mini-series. Dr. Cohn has begun a nationwide book signing tour and we will have some books available at UCF for signing after her presentation.

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