Social Sciences, Human Services and Criminal Justice
Office Hours: Mon 330-430
Phone: +1 (212) 220-8000;ext=8208
Professor Anthony Gronowicz has research interests in U.S. history, Western civilization, Political Science and New York City history
U.S. Political history
PhD in History at the University of Pennsylvania
- This course analyzes the societies of Western civilization from their origin to early modern times. The major social, economic, political, religious and intellectual developments are examined and their impact on the development of modern Western civilization is traced.
- This course traces the growth of the modern Western world to the present. It surveys the political, economic and social foundations of contemporary civilization.
- In this course, the history of the United States from the Colonial period to the Civil War is studied and the major political, economic, and social problems of the new nation are analyzed.
- This continued study of American history emphasizes the emergence of an industrial economy, an urban society, world responsibility and the expanded federal government.
- The history, development, and intellectual origin of American government are studied and analyzed. Special consideration is given to the structure and operation of the executive, legislative and judiciary branches, and the role of government and politics in a modern industrial society.
- This course studies the social world and how it has evolved over time, as well as how individuals are influenced and structured by social interactions in small groups and by larger social forces. The course covers major sociological theories and research methods, and key concepts such as culture, socialization, social class, race/ethnicity, gender, technology, social inequality, and social change.
- This course introduces students to the key concepts and principles of human geography. The course is designed to show how world geographic conditions such as climate, landform, natural resources, soil, space and ecology have influenced human culture and civilization over time.
Research and Projects
Race and Class Politics in New York City Before the Civil War (Northeastern University Press)
Honors, Awards and Affiliations
The Wolfe Institute in cooperation with Brooklyn’s College and Department of Africana Studies presented a Humanities Colloquium on Race and Class Politics in New York City Before the Civil War