Irene Frankel is the former Assistant Director of the English Language Studies Center at New School University, NYC, USA. She has an MA in TESOL from New York University, and has done extensive teaching, teacher training, consulting, and materials development.

Irene is co-author of Crossroads 1-4 and Gateways 1 and 2, and author of the New American Streamlines Destination revised editon, all published by Oxford University Press, as well as other ELT materials.