Dr. Michael G. Panzer
- Social Studies Teacher, T.C.
Roy C. Ketcham High School, Wappingers Falls, NY 12590
African Studies I & II, Latin American Studies, Philosophy: A History of Thought, Holocaust Studies, Global History AIS, Global History
Philosophy: A History of Thought Period 3
Holocaust Studies Period 6
African Studies I Period 7
African Studies II
Latin American Studies
- Adjunct Professor of History
Marist College, History Department
- Historian of Africa
History Ph.D (2013) University at Albany, New York
- Curriculum Vitae
Biographical Sketch: I have been a member of the Roy C. Ketcham Social Studies Department since 1999. In 2005, I became the T.C. (Teacher-in-Charge) of the department and have spent my career educating the children of the Wappingers Central School District. As an undergraduate, I attended SUNY Cortland (B.A. in History/Secondary Social Studies - Dual Major). From there, I attended Iona College (M.A. in History) and the University at Albany (Ph.D. History). I have been a member of the adjunct faculty at Marist College (2013-Present); the University at Albany (Africana Studies Department, 2013-2015); and Mount Saint Mary College (History Department, 2005-2010). In addition to my full-time job as a High School Social Studies teacher, I started teaching at the college level in 2005. As an historian of Africa, I focus on the history of Mozambique and the other Lusophone (Portuguese-speaking) African countries. My particular research interests include the history of liberation struggles, state-building, frontiers/borderland dynamics, and education.
Building a revolutionary constituency: Mozambican refugees and the development of the FRELIMO proto-state, 1964–1968
Pragmatism and liberation: Frelimo and the legitimacy of an African independence movement
The Pedagogy of Revolution: Youth, Generational Conflict, and Education in the Development of Mozambican Nationalism and the State, 1962–1970
Introduction: Crossing Borders and Pushing Boundaries: African nationalism in the late Portuguese Empire
African Socialism in Postcolonial Tanzania: Between the Village and the World
Terretta, Meredith. Nation of Outlaws, State of Violence: Nationalism, Grasslands Tradition, and State Building in Cameroon. Athens: Ohio University Press, 2014. 367pp.
African Asylum at a Crossroads: Activism, Expert Testimony, and Refugee Rights ed. by Iris Berger, et al. (review)