Professor, History 

Harvey Strum

Armory 204, Albany
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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