Professor Rubin received dual B.A.s – one in Writing and Literature from Columbia University, and another in Bible Studies from the Jewish theological Seminary of America.  He went on to earn his M.A. in Teaching English at Teachers College.  Among the awards he received were the Zweig Educational Award and a WE Media Curriculum Grant.  He has taught at the Bronx High School of Science for five years, where he created courses in Creative Writing and the Study of Evil, advised the school newspaper and developed partnerships with the New York Public Library and Manhattan Theater Club.  He is interested in developing our fledgling newspaper here at CSS-MSE this year and will be teaching high school English.