"We prepare students to engage in the world that is and to help bring about a world that ought to be."

Eric Quiñones


Eric Quiñones was born in Arroyo, Puerto Rico, where he obtained his High School diploma in 1986. After moving to New York the following year, Eric attended Hunter College of the City University of New York, obtaining Bachelor's Degree (2001), and Master's Degree (2005) in Spanish literature, and Doctoral Degree (2014) in Hispanic and Luso-Brazilian Literature at the Graduate Center of the City University of New York. Eric has been a teacher at Friends since 2002 and is the father of Adela Quiñones, a third-grade student at Friends Seminary. His wife, Shirin Murphy, is also a teacher at Friends.
Friends Seminary — the oldest continuously operated, coeducational school in NYC — serves college-bound day students in Kindergarten-Grade 12.

222 East 16th Street
New York, NY 10003
P: 212-979-5030
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