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educator , historian

Joel Howard Wiener, American historian, educator. Grantee, Oxford Bibliographical Society, 1971-1972, American Philosophical Society, 1971-1972. Fellow: Royal History Society; member: American Journalism Historians Association (research committee since 1998), Research Society for Victorian Periodicals (vice president, president 1981-1985).

Background

Wiener, Joel Howard was born on August 23, 1937 in New York City. Son of Philip Wiener and Elizabeth Weissman.

Education

Bachelor, New York University, 1959. Postgraduate, University Glasgow, Scotland, 1961—1963. Doctor of Philosophy, Cornell University, Ithaca, New York, 1965.

Career

Assistant professor history Skidmore College, Saratoga Springs, New York, 1964—1967, City University of New York, 1967—1971, associate professor history, 1972—1978, professor history, 1978—2000, emeritus professor history, since 2000. Director study abroad program in England City University of New York, 1971—1973, professor history doctoral program, 1980—2000, chairman department history, 1981—1985. Consultant, advisor Cornell University Press, University North Carolina Press, Victorian Studies, National Endowment of the Humanities, English Literature in Transition, 1880-1920, Princeton University Press, Greenwood Press, United Kingdom Social Science Research Council, Illinois University Press, Victorian Periodicals Review, American Journalism, Albion, Journal British Studies, Rutgers University Press, PSC-CUNY, Dictionary Labour Biography, Harvester Press, Broadview Press, Journal Interdisciplinary History.

Consultant advisor Routledge, Taylor & Hancis. Member editorial board Media History, Journal Victorian Culture.

Works

Membership

Fellow: Royal History Society. Member: American Journalism Historians Association (research committee since 1998), Research Society for Victorian Periodicals (vice president, president 1981-1985).

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Travel, theater, cinema.

Connections

Married Suzanne Wolff Wiener, September 4, 1961. Children: Paul, Deborah, Jane.

father:
Philip Wiener

mother:
Elizabeth Weissman

spouse:
Suzanne Wolff Wiener

children:
Paul Wiener

Deborah Wiener

Jane Wiener