Margery Gordon, M.S.
Instructor of English
- B.A. University of Pennsylvania
- M.S. Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism
Areas of Interest
Composition, Professional Writing, Journalism, and Communications
Margery Gordon is an Instructor of English at Barry University. She is the production editor for the 2010-11 edition of What Oft Was Thought, the literary journal published by Barry's chapter of the national English honor society Sigma Tau Delta. She served as the faculty advisor for The Barry Buccaneer student newspaper from 2006 to 2009.
Ms. Gordon has a varied background in print journalism, with prior editorial staff positions at publications including The American Lawyer, The Forward, and New Times Broward-Palm Beach. She continues to publish freelance articles, specializing in cultural criticism and coverage of news, events and people in the art world. Her work has appeared in magazines, newspapers and websites, including ARTnews, Art + Auction, The Miami Herald, Ocean Drive, and ArtInfo.com. She has also written essays for catalogues to accompany international art exhibitions, and case studies for a public policy report by a nonprofit think tank, The Creative Engine: How Arts and Culture are Fueling Economic Growth in New York City Neighborhoods.
She grew up in Miami and has lived, studied, and worked in New York, Seattle, and Philadelphia. Ms. Gordon is very active in South Florida's growing art community, currently serving on a committee to coordinate public programs and exhibitions for the Bakehouse Art Complex, a Miami nonprofit that provides affordable studio space and support services for visual artists. From 2000 to 2004 she served on the board and as associate executive director of Girls Write Now, a nonprofit organization that fosters mentoring relationships between adolescent and adult female writers in New York City.