Maxine Berger has been an adjunct lecturer in the Academic ESL Program since 2000. In addition, she teaches courses in the United Nations English Language Programme. She has a BA with a concentration in French from Bucknell University. She also holds an MA in French from Teachers College, Columbia University and an MA in TESOL from Hunter College. She is the co-author, with Martha Siegel, of the book New Land, New Language, published by New Readers Press in 2006 and the co-author, with Willie Mays, of the book Willie Mays,"Play Ball!" published by Simon & Schuster. She has an extensive background in the book publishing industry.