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Margaret Bostwick
17th-century England, Quakers, radical religious sects and politics

Kiely Hall, Room 137
Phone: 718-997-4848
Fax: 718-997-4849
emhist@aol.com

Margaret Bostwick received her BA in social science/anthropology from New York University, her MA in history from Queens College, and her MPhil in early modern European history from the CUNY Graduate Center. She is currently a Graduate Center doctoral student completing a dissertation on 17th-century Quakers.

 
Lawrence Cappello
US history

Powdermaker Hall, Room 352-M
Phone: 718-997-5364
Fax: 718-997-5359
lawrence.cappello@gc.cuny.edu
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Bryan Cooper Owens
Pre-colonial North Africa, pre-colonial West Africa, African rock art, African pre-history, archaeology

Powdermaker Hall, Room 352-T
Phone: 718-997-
Fax: 718-997-
edward.cooperowens@qc.cuny.edu

Bryan Cooper Owens received his B.A. in Anthropology from West Virginia University, an M.A. in African American Studies from Clark Atlanta University and an M.A. in African Studies from UCLA.  He focuses on the archaeology and history of pre-colonial North and West Africa, with a particular emphasis on the role of art in the archaeological record.

 
Harriet Davis-Kram
US women's history, US labor history, immigration, New York City

Powdermaker Hall, Room 352-M
Phone: 718-997-5368
Fax: 718-997-5359
harriet.daviskram@qc.cuny.edu

Dr. Harriet Davis-Kram earned an MA in history at Hunter College, writing a thesis about Jewish women in 19th-century Russian revolutionary movements. She also holds a PhD in history from the CUNY Graduate Center, where she submitted a dissertation titled "No More a Stranger and Alone: Trade Union, Socialist and Feminist Action: A Route to Becoming an American." Dr. Davis-Kram has been teaching at Queens College for over twenty years and also works as a guide on New York City social history walking tours. She gives lectures all over New York State for the New York Council for the Humanities and has been repeatedly named one of the best lecturers for the Council program. She also worked as a guider for the United States Information Bureau. Her job was to meet groups of foreign visitors with special interests in American cities. She would take them to different sections of the city, lecturing and answering questions for three hours or more.

 
Christopher Ewing
20th Century Germany, Gender and Sexuality, Transnational History

Powdermaker Hall, Room 352-T
Phone: 718-997-5364
Fax: 718-997-
cewing@gc.cuny.edu

Christopher Ewing received his B.A. in History and German Studies from Vassar College and is currently a PhD student at the CUNY Graduate Center. He focuses on the history of gender and sexuality in postwar Germany and is researching AIDS activism in West Germany and the United States.

 
David Houpt
Early American Republic, Jeffersonian Era, political parties, political culture

Powdermaker Hall, Room 352-T
Phone: 718-997-5364
Fax: 718-997-5359
david.houpt@gmail.com
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David Houpt received his BA from the George Washington University in 2005 and his MA from George Mason University in 2009.  He is currently a PhD candidate at the CUNY Graduate Center and is working on a dissertation that explores political mobilization and party formation in Federalist Pennsylvania.

 
Joshua Kinlaw
Ancient and European history

Powdermaker Hall, Room 352-T
Phone: 718-997-5361
Fax: 718-997-5359
jkinlaw@gc.cuny.edu

Joshua Kinlaw is a PhD student at the CUNY Graduate Center. He has earned degrees from St. Andrews University and the University of Oxford.

 
Myles McDonnell
Ancient Greek and Roman History

Powdermaker Hall, Room 352-X
Phone: 718-997-5372
Fax: 718-997-
mcdonnell@qc.cuny.edu

Myles McDonnell received a B.A. in History from Queens College, and a M.A. and Ph.D. in Ancient History from Columbia.  He has published on various aspects of ancient Greek, Roman, and Etruscan cultures and history, and is the author of Roman Manliness: Virtus and the Roman Republic (CUP 2006, pbk 2010). He is a Fellow of the American Academy in Rome (1998), and from 2004-7 was Director of the American Academy's Classical Summer School in Ancient Roman Topography. He has taught at Columbia University, Dartmouth College, the University of Washington, as well as at Brooklyn and Baruch Colleges.

 
Patrick McGough
Ireland

Powdermaker Hall, Room 352-F
Phone: 718-997-5393
Fax: 718-997-5359
patrick.mcgough@qc.cuny.edu

Originally from county Louth, Patrick did his graduate work at SUNY Stony Brook, under the direction of Prof. Karl Bottigheimer, one of America's leading Irish historians. Since 1994, he has lectured on Irish and Irish-American History at Queens College, and has also conducted tutorials and directed readings for students undertaking specialized study in these areas. From an initial concentration on early modern Ireland, his more recent work has included an emphasis on 20th-century Ireland and 19th-century Irish-America.

 
Martin L. Pine
Italian Renaissance

Powdermaker Hall, Room 352
Phone: 718-997-5372
Fax: 718-997-5359
martin.pine@qc.cuny.edu

Professor Martin Pine is a retired member of the Queens College History faculty, who has returned as an adjunct instructor in the department. He is a specialist in the Italian Renaissance, who has published the book Pietro Pomponazzi: Radical Philosopher of the Renaissance, as well as many articles on Medieval and Renaissance intellectual history. Professor Pine has taught at Queens for 35 years, during which time his varied teaching experience has included The Honors Program in the Western Tradition, The SEEK Program, The ACE Program, The Master of Arts in Liberal Studies as well as standard courses in the Department of History. He was awarded the President's Award for Excellence in Teaching in 1991.

 
Imanuel Rybakov
Bukharian Jewish history

Jefferson Hall, Room 311
Phone: 718-896-2623
Fax: --
imonuel@yahoo.com

Imanuel Rybakov is an Adjunct Lecturer of Jewish Studies at Queens College, with a specialty in the history and culture of the Bukharian Jews. He is the President of the Association of Bukharian Jewish Youth of the USA “Achdut-Unity”.

In past years, he has published more than 100 columns and articles about Bukharian Jews in Russian, Hebrew, and English languages in the following publications:
• The Bukharian Times newspaper. Publisher: The Bukharian Jewish Community Center, New York.
• Menorah newspaper. Publisher: World Congress of the Bukharian Jews, Israel.
• Haiton HaBukhari newspaper. Publisher: Brit Yotzey Bukhara, Israel.
• International Literary-Publicistic magazine Shalom. Publisher: World Congress of the Bukharian Jews, Israel.

Imanuel Rybakov is the author of study guide “Easy Bukharian. Language of the Bukharian Jews” (New York, 2011) and a co-author of: The History of the Bukharian Jews in two volumes, New York, 2005. Publishers: World Congress of the Bukharian Jews & Club “Roshnoyi-Light” and Kekokhavim Leolam Vaed, Israel, 2010. Publisher: World Congress of the Bukharian Jews with the support of Makhon Ben Zvi. He also rendered assistance in preparing The Bukharian Jews, Encyclopedic Dictionary, New York, 2009. Publisher: Club “Roshnoyi-Light”.

 
Moshe Shur
Jewish mysticism, Kabbalah

Jefferson Hall, Room 308
Phone: 718-570-0369
Fax: 718-997-4532
moshe.shur@qc.cuny.edu

Rabbi Shur is director of the Queens College Hillel Foundation and Adjunct Lecturer in Jewish Studies at the College. He is an honors graduate in History from Columbia University and in Hebrew Letters from the Jewish Theological Seminary. He holds a Juris Doctor (cum laude) from Wayne State University Law School, and an MA in Near Eastern Languages and Literature from the University of Michigan and Rabbinic Smicha from Jerusalem.

 
Mark Simon


Powdermaker Hall, Room 352-S
Phone: 718-997-5048
Fax: 718-997-5359
mark.simon@qc.cuny.edu


 
Theodore Theoharis
Modern Southeastern Europe, esp. Greece

Powdermaker Hall, Room 352-T
Phone: 718-997-5361
Fax: 718-997-5359
ttheoharis@gc.cuny.edu
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Thomas Tilitz


Powdermaker Hall, Room 352-M
Phone: 718-997-5364
Fax: 718-997-5359
thomas.tilitz@qc.cuny.edu


 
David Weinfeld
US intellectual history, American Jewish history, African-American history

Powdermaker Hall, Room 352-T
Phone: 718-997-
Fax: 718-997-
david.weinfeld@nyu.edu

David Weinfeld received his joint PhD in History and Hebrew and Judaic Studies from New York University. His focus is US intellectual history, American Jewish history, and African-American history from Reconstruction to Reagan. He is working on a book on the history of cultural pluralism as told through the friendship of American philosophers Horace Kallen and Alain Locke.

 

 Adjunct Faculty List

 
Margaret Bostwick:
Graduate Teaching Fellow
Lawrence Cappello:
Graduate Teaching Fellow
Bryan Cooper Owens:
Adjunct Lecturer
Harriet Davis-Kram:
Adjunct Assistant Professor
Christopher Ewing:
Graduate Teaching Fellow
David Houpt:
Graduate Teaching Fellow
Joshua Kinlaw:
Graduate Teaching Fellow
Myles McDonnell:
Adjunct Professor
Patrick McGough:
Adjunct Lecturer
Martin L. Pine:
Adjunct Professor
Imanuel Rybakov:
Adjunct Lecturer
Moshe Shur:
Adjunct Lecturer
Mark Simon:
Adjunct Lecturer
Theodore Theoharis:
Graduate Teaching Fellow
Thomas Tilitz:
Adjunct Lecturer
David Weinfeld:
Adjunct Lecturer
 
 
     



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