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Jane Scimeca

Associate Professor, Chair

(On leave until Fall 06)

Education:

·  MA and Graduate Certificate in Women's Studies, Rutgers University

·  BA, Rutgers University

Areas of Interests / Specialization:

·  World History, Women's History, New Jersey History

Courses taught:

·  HIS 105-World Civ I, HIS 106-World Civ II, HIS 126-History of New Jersey, HIS 135-American Civ I, HIS 136-American Civ II, HIS 227-History of the Modern Middle East.

Contact info:

·  Email: jscimeca@brookdalecc.edu

·  Phone: (732) 224-2984

·  Prof. Scimeca's Academic Biography:

Dr. Carl Francese

Professor

Education:

·  Ph.D., History, University of Houston

·  MA, History, City University of New Jersey

·  BA, Rutgers University

Areas of Interests / Specialization:

·  American Diplomatic History, Pop Music and Culture of the 1960s, American Revolution

Courses taught:

·  HIS 135-American Civ I, HIS 136-American Civ II, HIS 138-Pop Music and the Counter-Culture

Contact info:

·  Email: cfrancese@brookdalecc.edu

·  Phone: (732) 224-2912

Fred T. Fraterrigo

Professor

Education:

·  M.Ed., Rutgers University

·  BS.Ed., Seton Hall University [Also attended: Notre Dame, Princeton, Kean, American University in Cairo, Monmouth]

Areas of Interests / Specialization:

·  American History, US Civil War, American Revolution, Kings and Queens of England

Courses taught:

·  HIS 135-American Civ I, HIS 136-American Civ II, HIS 237-American Civil War

Contact info:

·  Email: ffraterrigo@brookdalecc.edu

·  Phone: (732) 224-2931

·  Multiple-year recipient of Brookdale Professor of the Year, and Colleague of the Year awards.

·  Princeton Fellowship, 1974.

Larry Hartzell

Associate Professor

Education:

·  MA, University of Virginia

·  AB, Duke University

Areas of Interests / Specialization:

·  Civil War and Reconstruction, African-American History, 1920s

Courses taught:

·  HIS 135-American Civ I, HIS 136-American Civ II, HIS 202-History of New Jersey, HIS 237-American Civil War, various Honors seminars, emperimental course in American sports history

Contact info:

·  Email: lhartzell@brookdalecc.edu

·  Phone: (732) 224-2985

Jess A. Le Vine

Associate Professor

Education:

·  MA, University of California, Santa Barbara

·  BA, Colgate University

·  Ph.D. studies, Rutgers University

Areas of Interests / Specialization:

·  Native American Studies, Maya, Vietnam, Monmouth county history, New Jersey History, Colonial American History, Study Abroad Mexcio, Study Abroad, Italy, Renaissance

Courses taught:

·  HIS 105-World Civ I, HIS 106-World Civ II, HIS 107-Contemporary World History, HIS 135-American Civ I, HIS 137-Recen American History, HIS 116-Vietnam Perspectives, HIS 155-Native American Studies, HIS 202-New Jersey History, HIS 105-Study Abroad in Italy, HIS 155-Study Abroad in Mexico

Contact info:

·  Email: jlevine@brookdalecc.edu

·  Phone: (732) 224-2975

·  Please contact me (or the International Center (732-224-2799; studyabroad@brookdalecc.edu) for Study Abroad Mexico(Winterim) and Study Abroad Italy (Summer I).

Jack Needle

Professor

RETIRED (co-Director, Center for Holocaust Studies)

Courses taught:

v     HIS 126-Dimensions of the Holocaust, HIS 205-History of World War II

·  Contact info:

· Email: jneedle@brookdalecc.edu

·  Phone: (732) 224-2535

Dr. Laura Neitzel

Instructor

Education:

·  Ph.D., History, Columbia University

·  MA, History, Columbia University

·  MA, East Asian Studies, Washington University

·  BA, University of Massachusetts

Areas of Interests / Specialization:

·  Modern Japan and East Asia

Courses taught:

·  HIS 105-World Civ I, HIS 106-World Civ II, HIS 107-Contemporary World History, HIS 205-History of World War II, HIS 225-History of Modern Asia

Contact info:

·  Email: lneitzel@brookdalecc.edu

·  Phone: (732) 224-2557

Dr. George Reklaitis

Instructor

Education:

·  Ph.D., World History, Northeastern University

·  MA, American History, Wake Forest University

·  BA, Purdue University

Areas of Interests / Specialization:

·  World History, Cold War, World War II, Soviet Union, Modern Eastern Europe, The Holocaust

Courses taught:

·  HIS 105-World Civ I, HIS 106-World Civ II, HIS 107-Contemporary World History, HIS 136-American Civilization II, HIS 126-Dimensions of the Holocaust, HIS 205-History of World War II, HIS 236-History of the Cold War

Contact info:

·  Webpage: http://www.brookdalecc.edu/fac/history/drgeorge

·  Email: greklaitis@brookdalecc.edu

·  Phone: (732) 224-2940

Tony Snyder

Professor, Honors Program Coordinator

Education:

·  MA, History, Rutgers University

·  BA, Lehigh University

Areas of Interests / Specialization:

·  World History, Comparative Religions

Courses taught:

·  HIS 105-World Civ I, HIS 106-World Civ II, HONR 290-Concepts of God, Honors Seminar

Contact info:

·  Email: asnyder@brookdalecc.edu

·  Phone: (732) 224-2914

Dr. Richard Sorrell

Professor

Education:

·  Ph.D., History, State University of New York at Buffalo

·  MA, History, State University of New York at Buffalo

·  MA, Education, University of Rochester

·  AB, University of Rochester

Areas of Interests / Specialization:

·  Immigration and Ethnicity, Popular Music(Rock&Roll), American History (Civil War to WWII)

Courses taught:

·  HIS 135-American Civ I, HIS 136-American Civ II, HIS 138-Pop Music and the Counter-Culture

Contact info:

·  Email: rsorrell@brookdalecc.edu

·  Phone: (732) 224-2911

·  Dr. Sorrell has been a teacher at Brookdale since 1971.

Sherri West

Professor

Education:

·  MA, History, Montclair State University

·  BA, College of William and Mary

Areas of Interests / Specialization:

·  World History, Recent US History, Peace Studies, Modern Asia

Courses taught:

·  HIS 105-World Civ I, HIS 106-World Civ II, HIS 107-Contemporary World History, HIS 205-History of World War II, HIS 225-History of Modern Asia

Contact info:

·  Webpage: http://www.brookdale.cc.nj.us/fac/history/Sherri.htm

·  Email: swesta@brookdalecc.edu

·  Phone: (732) 224-2910

Paul Zigo

Assistant Professor

Education:

·  MA, History, Temple University

·  MA, Personnel and Guidance, Rider University

·  BA, Rutgers University

Areas of Interests / Specialization:

·  World War II

Courses taught:

·  HIS 105-World Civ I, HIS 106-World Civ II, HIS 137-Recent American History, HIS 205-History of World War II, HGeo-105

Contact info:

·  Email: pzigo@brookdalecc.edu

·  Phone: (732) 224-2029

·  Professor Zigo's Academic Biography.