Ph.D. Columbia University, Department of History, 1992.
M.Phil. Columbia University, Department of History, 1988.
M.A. Columbia University, Department of History, 1986.
California Bar Exam, Passed, 1982.
J.D. University of Denver, Sturm College of Law, 1982.
B.A. Columbia College, Columbia University,1978.
Subvention, $1500 Schoff Fund, Columbia University Seminars, for the publication of Ed Koch and the Rebuilding of New York City. 2009.
Summer grants for digital classroom materials. Polytechnic University, Summer 1999, 2000.
Grant-in-aid, Hagley Museum and Library, May, 1998.
Post-Doctoral Fellow, Eisenhower Papers Project, The Johns Hopkins University.
Funded by the National Historic Publications and Records Commission, 1993-94.
Eisenhower/Clifford Roberts Fellowship, Eisenhower World Affairs Council, 1989-90.
President's Fellow, Columbia University, 1986-92.
Associate Professor of History, NYU Polytechnic Institute, 2008-present.
Courses include: History of the Urban Infrastructure, History of Mass Media, New York City History, Urban Environmental History, Seminar in the History of New York’s Infrastructure in Transnational Perspective, and History and Literature of New York City in the Twentieth Century.
Associate Professor of History, Polytechnic University, Brooklyn, N.Y. 2003-2008.
Assistant Professor of History, Polytechnic University. 1997-2003.
Assistant Professor of History, Bilkent University. Ankara, Turkey. 1995-97.
Visiting Assistant Professor of History (Summer) Bosphorus University. Istanbul, Turkey. 1997-8.
Adjunct Assistant Professor, SUNY at Purchase. 1992-3.
Adjunct Assistant Professor, CUNY, College of Staten Island. 1992-3.
Preceptor, Columbia College, Columbia University. 1989
Ed Koch and the Rebuilding of New York City. (Columbia University Press, 2010).
A biography of New York mayor Edward I. Koch (served 1978-89) and a history of New York City from the 1950s through the 1980s. 544 pp. In production, scheduled for Fall, 2010.
General Matthew B. Ridgway: From Progressivism to Reaganism 1895-1993. 264 pp. (Westport, CT.: Praeger, 1998), 264 pp.