Dr. John Santore ’59 received his B.A. and M.A. from Temple University and was awarded a PH.D in Modern European history from Columbia University. He has taught at Rutgers University, Barnard College, New York University, and Pratt Institute, where he was named “Institute Professor/Distinguished Teacher” in 1993. Among his main areas of interest are twentieth century international relations, Italian political and social history and modern European intellectual and cultural history, and Soviet and post-Soviet Russia. His many publications include: “Modern Naples, 1799-1999: A Documentary History” and “Modern European History, 1789 to the Present: Selected Syllabi from
American Colleges and Universities(2 volumes).
Dr. Santore has also served as the Associate Director of the Columbia University Center for Italian Studies and Acting Director of the Barnard College Italian and Italian American Studies Program.