PhD student. The Graduate Center, City University of New York
Pieranna Pieroni holds degrees in comparative literature, English and urban education and is pursuing a doctorate in urban education at the CUNY Graduate Center with research interests in critical-transdisciplinary environmental education.
Pieranna is director of College Now at Brooklyn College. Part of a K-16 initiative linking The City University of New York and the New York City Department of Education, College Now offers high school students rigorous, relevant and scaffolded college coursework and experiences in disciplines across the Liberal Arts, Sciences and Humanities.
Iris, a high school student in New York City, took a course aimed at preparing public school students for college. As part of the course, she visited the Park Slope Food Coop, among the oldest member-owned businesses in...