Department: History

Department of History

Medical Arts Building, Room 408
History Department Website

Faculty and Staff

  • Professor Gilmar Visoni, Chairperson

  • Professors: Edmund Clingan, Sarah Danielsson, Emily S. Tai, Mark Van Ells, Gilmar Visoni

  • Associate Professors: Helmut Loeffler, James Nichols, Kenneth Pearl 

  • Assistant Professors: Clarence Jefferson Hall, Timothy Keogh, Stephanie Rost, Ronald Van Cleef

  • Lecturer: Aithne Bialo-Padin

  • Adjunct Faculty: Approximately 7 each year

  • Professors Emeriti: Fred Greenbaum, Alexander Mitrakos, Ronald Radosh, Kurt R. Schmeller, William Shulman

  • Office Personnel: Anna Edick, CUNY Administrative Assistant

Programs of Study:

For information about academic programs in History, contact the Department directly.

Transfer Options

Within the CUNY System, many colleges offer bachelor’s degree programs in History and American Studies. (See CUNY's Academic Programs website for more information.) Additionally, Queensborough Community College currently has an agreement with the following program that allows students to complete a bachelor’s degree in History in an efficient manner after transfer.

  • A.S. in Liberal Arts and Sciences to B.A. in History at St. John’s University

Those interested in the transfer agreement should contact the Transfer Resource Center or the Department for more information.

Departmental Awards for Student Excellence

  • The A. Joseph Geist Award

  • The Jake Jagoda Memorial Award

  • The Sheila Polishook Award