Andrea Tienan is currently an Adjunct Instructor at Baruch College and Pace University, where she teaches Speech Communication to both native and non-native speakers.  While specializing in Accent Reduction and all aspects of Speech Communication, for over 20 years she has taught Public Speaking, Voice and Diction, and English as a Second Language at New York University, and other colleges within the CUNY system.  She has an M.A. in TESOL and an MFA in Theatre History and Criticism.  In addition to her teaching, in her free time she writes poetry, takes a few pictures, and has a growing online clothing retail business on