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Dr. Nelson Reynoso

Article 5: Flourishing in a New Country: Resiliency among Dominican English Language Learners at Bronx Community College.               

Author: Dr. Nelson Reynoso
Associate Professor, Departments of Social Sciences, Psychology Division, Bronx Community College of the City University of New York (CUNY)

Dr. Reynoso has worked at Bronx Community College of the City University of New York since 1996.  During his tenure at Bronx Community College, he has served as Director of Counseling and as an Associate Professor in the General Counseling Department. Dr. Reynoso has experience teaching freshman seminars in the learning community program at Bronx Community College.  Dr. Reynoso currently teaches a freshman seminar entitled, “Positive Psychology: Fostering Resiliency and Academic Achievement among College Students.” Dr. Reynoso has extensive knowledge of Latino studies, research and teaching.  He has infused Latino culture in his courses.

Dr. Reynoso developed and taught an experimental psychology course entitled, “Latino Psychology” at the City College of the City University of New York. Students found the course extremely beneficial.   As a founding member of the Dominican Studies Institute at the City College, he has conducted research on the Dominican Diaspora. Dr. Reynoso recently deposited in the Dominican Studies Archives a collection of oral history interviews documenting the immigration experience of Dominican immigrants. He has published numerous articles on the immigration and resiliency of Dominicans in higher education. He has presented his research findings at numerous conferences both locally and internationally.

Contact information:
Dr. Nelson A. Reynoso
Bronx Community College of the City University of New York
2155 University Avenue, Bronx, New York 10453
Tel. 718-289-5247

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