Our dear friend and colleague, Professor Martin Pine, passed away on Saturday, March 15, 2014 after a brief illness.
Professor Pine was an internationally known specialist
in the Italian Renaissance. His publications included the book "Pietro Pomponazzi:
Radical Philosopher of the Renaissance," as well as many articles on Medieval and
Renaissance intellectual history.
Professor Pine taught at Queens for 35
years, during which time his varied teaching experience 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 also a member of the Doctoral Faculty at the CUNY Graduate Center. He was awarded the QC President's Award for Excellence in Teaching in