Bonnie Bonincontri

Assistant Professor, Justice and Civic Life

Office location:

Freiburger Residence Hall

North Wing

Email: bbonincontri@lynn.edu

Phone: +1 561-237-7335

Professional profile

Bonnie Bonincontri recently joined the College of Arts & Sciences at Lynn University. She is an assistant professor teaching writing in the Dialogue Justice and Civic Life 100 level in the course Ethical Decision Making Through Cinema. She believes in Lynn's mission statement and dedication to the students and faculty.

After a career in publishing as an associate editor for trade publications one of which she wrote a column for, Bonincontri began teaching English and film courses at Cape Cod Community College where she developed a course on Women Film Directors that is still part of the curriculum.

More recently she taught English and writing at Palm Beach State College where she also was a co-facilitator for Movie Night for the Honors College students, co-advisor for SGA, and on the committee for the Diversity Film Festival. She also taught at Indian River State College and Barry University.

Among many of her professional activities, Bonincontri is an active member of FCEA attending their conventions and presenting papers every year.

Here at Lynn, she is now the advisor for Quest Literary Magazine and is bringing Quest, Lynn's Literary Journal to the university's annual Celebration of Arts.

Education

B.A., University of Maryland
M.A., Vermont College

Teaching specialties

Dialogue of Justice and Civic Life
English
Critical thinking

Areas of scholarship

  • English composition
  • Pedagogy
  • American film history
  • International film history
  • Women's film history
  • Women's film directors

Awards and honors

  • Outstanding Adjunct Faculty English Department IRSC 201
  • Outstanding Contribution as Discussion Facilitator for Honors Movie Night PBSC 2011, 2012, 2013
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