Harvey Strum, Ph.D.
Professor, History (Public Affairs & Public Policy Director)
[Harvey Strum]Contact Information
Office: Albany Campus, Armory 204
Phone: (518) 292-1746
Degree: Ph.D. (History), Maxwell School of Syracuse University
Best Teaching Moment: When a student in a class simulation or debate gets emotionally involved in the role they are playing and presents their role with intelligence and spirit.
Research Interests: Early national period foreign policy and politics (1790-1820), especially the War of 1812 and Embargo; American responses to the Great famine and the later famines in Ireland in the 1860s and 1879-82; American Jewish History, especially the Capital District
Last Book Read: Charity and the Great Hunger in Ireland by Christine Kinnealy