History Faculty & Staff

Full-Time Faculty

  • BALES, Peter (Ph.D., Stony Brook University, 1992; Professor) 20th Century U.S. Diplomatic History, American Government.  Joint Appointment with Department of Social Science. Email: PBales@qcc.cuny.edu
  • DANIELSSON, Sarah (Ph.D., University of Minnesota, 2005; Professor) Modern Europe, Intellectual History, Genocide, Human Rights, Nationalism and the Nation-State, History of Geography, Empire. Email: SDanielsson@qcc.cuny.edu
  • KEOGH, Tim (Ph.D., CUNY Graduate Center, 2016; Assistant Professor) U.S. History, Urban and Suburban history, African American History, U.S. Policy History. Email: TKeogh@qcc.cuny.edu

Adjunct Faculty

Office: Medical Arts 443 | Office phone: 718-281-5047 or 718-281-5167


  • Anna Edick, Administrative Assistant.  Office: Medical Arts 408.  Phone: 718-631-6291

Retired Faculty

  • COLE, Steven (M.A., NYU, 1968; Assistant Professor) Modern Europe, History of Medicine

  • GREENBAUM, Fred (Ph.D., Columbia, 1962; Professor Emeritus) Early 20th Century U.S.

  • GUARNASCHELLI, John (Ph.D., Yale, 1965, Associate Professor) Renaissance; Military History

  • MEZA, Pedro Thomas. (Ph.D., NYU, 1967; Professor) Early Modern Britain, Early Modern/Modern Europe

  • MITRAKOS, Alexander (Ph.D., NYU,1973; Professor) Modern Europe, France, and Russia

  • PARMET, Herbert S. (M.A., Queens College, 1957; Professor Emeritus) Modern U.S. History

  • POLAK, Emil J. (Ph.D., Columbia, 1970; Professor) Ancient, Medieval, Renaissance

  • POLISHOOK, Sheila S. (M.A., Brown University, 1958; Associate Professor) U.S. History

  • RADOSH, Ronald (Ph.D., University of Wisconsin, 1976; Professor Emeritus) 20th Century U.S. History

  • SHULMAN, William (Ed.D., Yeshiva University, 1968; Professor Emeritus) Jewish Studies, Holocaust

Campus Cultural Centers

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Kupferberg Holocaust Center Opens in a new window

The KHC uses the lessons of the Holocaust to educate current and future generations about the ramifications of unbridled prejudice, racism and stereotyping.

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QPAC: Performing Arts CenterOpens in a new window

QPAC is an invaluable entertainment company in this region with a growing national reputation. The arts at QPAC continues to play a vital role in transforming lives and building stronger communities.

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QCC Art Gallery

The QCC Art Gallery of the City University of New York is a vital educational and cultural resource for Queensborough Community College, the Borough of Queens and the surrounding communities.