Carl Swidorski

Department of History
and Political Science

Moran Hall 16
College of Saint Rose
432 Western Avenue
Albany New York 12203
E-mail: swidorsc@mail.strose.edu

Professor Carl Swidorski has taught at the College of Saint Rose since 1980. He received his Ph.D. from the University at Albany. His areas of specialization are Public Law and Political Theory with specialized interests in civil liberties, civil rights, and labor law. He has written many articles, law reports, and review essays on these topics. Professor Swidorski received the Thomas A. Manion Distinguished Faculty Award in 2000 and twice received the Christian Bay Award (1999 and 2002) from the New Political Science Section of the American Political Science Association (APSA) for best paper presented at the annual conference of APSA. Professor Swidorski also has received fellowships from the National Endowment for the Humanities and been a visiting professor in the Department of Government at University College Cork (Ireland). He currently serves as Secretary/Treasurer of the New Political Science Section of APSA and on the Executive Committee of the journal, New Political Science: A Journal of Politics and Culture. He has been active in college governance issues throughout his career and served as president of the Saint Rose chapter of the American Association of University Professors (AAUP) from 1995-2001. In addition to his academic pursuits, he is an avid cross-country skier, hiker, perennial gardener, and sculptor.


POS 360 The Supreme Court and Property
POS 504 Approches to the Study of U.S. Politics

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