Nicodemus Nicoludis

Adjunct Instructor

Nicodemus Nicoludis is a poet, writer, and educator living in Queens, NY. He has a degree in English and Linguistics from Brooklyn College and an MFA in Poetry from Sarah Lawrence College. He is the co-founder and managing editor of Archway Editions and is the co-curator of the Archways Reading Series.  

He has been awarded the David A. Bickimer Promise of Learnings Poetry Prize from the Academy of American Poets and scholarships to the Slice Literary Writers Conference and the Palm Beach Poetry Festival. As well, he was a selected reader at the Poetry Festival at Sarah Lawrence College and has been the Brooklyn Poet of the Day at 

  • Founded by inventor, industrialist and philanthropist Peter Cooper in 1859, The Cooper Union for the Advancement of Science and Art offers education in art, architecture and engineering, as well as courses in the humanities and social sciences.

  • “My feelings, my desires, my hopes, embrace humanity throughout the world,” Peter Cooper proclaimed in a speech in 1853. He looked forward to a time when, “knowledge shall cover the earth as waters cover the great deep.”

  • From its beginnings, Cooper Union was a unique institution, dedicated to founder Peter Cooper's proposition that education is the key not only to personal prosperity but to civic virtue and harmony.

  • Peter Cooper wanted his graduates to acquire the technical mastery and entrepreneurial skills, enrich their intellects and spark their creativity, and develop a sense of social justice that would translate into action.