Corcoran, Matthew

Corcoran, Matthew

Curriculum Vitae


Phone: 718-262-2491
Office Location: AC-2A10

Office Hours  
Tues/Thur  12-1 pm 


Degree Institution Field Dates
MA  Columbia University  Ancient Greek  2000 
BA  Amherst College  Classics  1984 

Matthew Corcoran has taught a wide range of courses at York, including Writing 300, English 125 and English 200. He has also taught Philosophy 101 and Ancient Greek I and II. Prior to becoming a lecturer in English, he taught for six years in the Language Immersion Program, York’s gateway program for ESL students.

His graduate studies are in the Classics, with a specialization in Greek.  He is currently at work on a dissertation on Homeric epic poetry.


Areas of Expertise

Ancient Greek Epic, ESL Instruction, Composition


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Other Professional Activities and Public Service

MLA Conference: 2009.