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Lewis Lansky

history professor

Lewis Lansky, history professor. Permanent certified in social studies Board Regents, New York.

Background

Lansky, Lewis was born on April 8, 1938 in Buffalo. Son of Jacob and Lillian Lansky.

Education

Bachelor in History, University Rochester, 1960; Master of Science in Social Sciences, State University of New York, Buffalo, 1962; Doctor of Philosophy in History, Case Western Reserve University, 1976.

Career

Assistant professor history and political science Monroe Community College, Rochester, New York, 1962—1967, 1971—1975, associate professor, 1975—1984, professor, 1984—2004, professor emeritus, since 2004. Served with United States Army, 1962-1968.

Achievements

  • Permanent certified in social studies Board Regents, New York.

Membership

Member education committee Friends of F.I.G.H.T., Rochester, 1965—1966, commissioner City Planning Commission, 1984—1989, Rochester Environmental Commission, 1989—1995, member Rochester-Rehovoth Sister City Committee, since 1984, Mayor's Vision 2000 Advisory Committee, Rochester, 1989—1992, chair Jonathan Michael Lansky Fund for Disabled Students/Monroe Community College Foundation, member Monroe County Democratic Committee, Rochester, since 1976, Member of Organization American Historians, American History Assn.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Jazz, model trains, travel.

Connections

1 child Joshua Michael.

father:
Jacob

mother:
Lillian Lansky

child:
Joshua Michael Lansky

wife:
Brenda Durham
Brenda Durham - wife of Lewis Lansky

Is an alumni of Monroe Community College and an alumni of Rochester Institute Rochester with a BS in accounting