DR. JOSÉ FRAGA
Ph.D. New York University
Office: Visceglia Arts Center, Rm. 132
Dr. Jose Fraga is a graduate of The City College of New York (BA, MA), Baruch College (MS) and Teachers College, Columbia University (Ed D). His dissertation was on the culture of small schools and its implications for stude nts and teachers.
Before coming to Caldwell University, he was a teacher of Spanish, Assistant Principal for Foreign Languages and High School Principal in New York City. Dr. Fraga also served as an adjunct at Montclair State and William Paterson Universities.
Recently, he has been involved in a number of cultural activities in Spain, Puerto Rico and in the U.S. In March 2007 he was inducted in the Enxebre Orden de a Vieira in Madrid, Spain. In April 2007, he participated in the inauguration of a cultural center in his home town in Bergondo, La Coruna, Spain. Dr. Fraga is the president of the Committee to Honor Don Emilio Gonzalez Lopez, a prominent “gallego” in Spain and the USA. In October 2008 Dr Fraga was a speaker at the Columbus Day celebration in San Juan, Puerto Rico.
Professor Fraga took a group of Caldwell University students to Spain in January 2008. Presently, he is working with professors in different departments to repeat the trip in January 2011. In addition, he is working in a committee to implement an immersion Summer Program for teachers of Spanish in Santiago de Compostela, Spain.