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gaab

Dr. Jeffrey S. Gaab
Chairperson of History and Political Science
Professor of History

OFFICE: Memorial Hall 230
PHONE:(631) 420-2206
E-MAIL:  gaabjs@farmingdale.edu

EDUCATION BACKGROUND: Hofstra University (B.A.), Stony Brook University - SUNY (M.A., Ph.D.)

RESEARCH INTERESTS: Modern European and German History

COURSES: Germany in the Modern Age; The Modern World; Western Civilization in the Middle Ages


Abad-Izquierdo

Dr. Melixa Abad-Izquierdo
Assistant Professor of History

OFFICE: Memorial Hall 226
PHONE: (631) 794-6182
E-MAIL: izquiem@farmingdale.edu

EDUCATION BACKGROUND: University of Puerto Rico, Río Piedras (B.A.), Stony Brook University - SUNY (Ph.D.)

RESEARCH INTERESTS: Telenovelas and Mexican politics, 20th century Puerto Rico, and post-war urban development

COURSES: World Civilization I and II, Modern Latin America, Caribbean History


 

Dandan ChenDr. Dandan Chen
Assistant Professor of History

OFFICE: Memorial Hall 227
PHONE: (631) 420-2679
E-MAIL:  chenda@farmingdale.edu

EDUCATION BACKGROUND:  Nanjing Normal University (B.A.), Peking University (M.A), Harvard University (Ph.D.)

RESEARCH INTERESTS: Ethics and politics in modern China, intellectual history, film and identity

COURSES: World Civilization I and II, East Asia and the World, China in the 20th Century


Kahn

Dr. Beverly L. Kahn
Professor of Political Science
Special Project Coordinator for the Office of the President

OFFICE:   Memorial Hall 222
PHONE:   (631) 420-2396
E-MAIL:   beverly.kahn@farmingdale.edu

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EDUCATION BACKGROUND:  Dickinson College (B.A.), Columbia University (M.A), Indiana University (Ph.D.)

COURSES: Introduction to Politics; Political Theory; Italian Politics and Society


Menna

Dr. Larry K. Menna
Professor of History

OFFICE:   Memorial Hall 223
PHONE:   (631) 420-2237
E-MAIL:   mennalk@farmingdale.edu

EDUCATION BACKGROUND: Columbia University (B.A., M.A., M.Phil., Ph.D.)

RESEARCH INTERESTS: Race, media, and identity

COURSES: U.S History since Reconstruction, History of Television, The 1960s in America, American History through Film


patnode

Dr. Stephen Patnode
Assistant Professor of History

OFFICE: Memorial Hall 231
PHONE: (631) 420-2318
E-MAIL: stephen.patnode@farmingdale.edu

EDUCATION BACKGROUND: Rutgers University (B.A., M.A), Stony Brook University - SUNY (Ph.D.)

RESEARCH INTERESTS: The role of gender in mid-century America focusing primarily upon three key areas: the industrial workplace, national identity among American expatriates, and medical history

COURSES: U.S History to Reconstruction, U.S History since Reconstruction, Gender and Technology in Historical Perspective


Robert

Dr. Robert A. Saunders
Chair of Science, Technology and Society (STS)

Professor of History and Political Science

OFFICE:  Memorial Hall 113
PHONE:  (631) 420-2721
E-MAIL:  robert.saunders@farmingdale.edu

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EDUCATION BACKGROUND:  University of Florida (B.A.), Stony Brook University - SUNY (M.A.), Rutgers University (Ph.D.)

RESEARCH INTERESTS:  Impact of mass media and popular culture on national identity, geopolitics, and international relations

COURSES:  Comparative Religions/Cultures; The World of Islam; Russia since 1917; Mass Media and Politics


Scoufelis

Dr. Aristides Scoufelis
Professor of History

OFFICE:   Memorial Hall 228
PHONE:   (631) 420-2634
E-MAIL:   scoufea@farmingdale.edu

EDUCATION BACKGROUND:  New York University (B.A., M.B.A.), Columbia University (Ed.D.)

COURSES: U.S History to Reconstruction, U.S History since Reconstruction