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Peter Nathaniel Stearns

academic administrator , history professor

Peter Nathaniel Stearns, British, American history professor, academic administrator. Guggenheim Foundation fellow, 1973-1974; National Endowment of the Humanities grantee, 1981-1984, 86, 90, Rockefeller Foundation grantee, 1982-1983.

Background

Stearns, Peter Nathaniel was born on March 3, 1936 in London. (parents American citizens). Son of Raymond P. and Elizabeth (Scott).

Education

AB, Harvard University, 1957. Master of Arts, Harvard University, 1959. Doctor of Philosophy, Harvard University, 1963.

Career

From instructor to associate professor University Chicago, 1962-1965. Professor, chairman history department Rutgers University, New Brunswick, New Jersey, 1965-1974. Heinz professor history Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh, since 1974, chairman department history, 1986-1992, dean College Humanities and Social Sciences, 1992-2000.

Provost George Mason University, since 2000. Co-director Pittsburgh Center for Social History, 1986-1992. Chairman academy advisory council New York City College Board, 1982-1985.

Chairman Pacesetter World History commission, College Board, 1992-1995, College Board Advanced Placement World History, 1997-2006. Advisory board Liberal Education, since 2001.

Works

book European Society in Upheaval: Social History Since 1750 book European society in upheaval : social history since 1750 book European Society in Upheaval: Social History Since 1800 book European Society in Upheaval: Social History Since 1860 book Priest and revolutionary;: Lamennais and the dilemma of French Catholicism (Character in crisis) book Revolutionary Syndicalism and French Labor: A Cause Without Rebels book 1848: The Revolutionary Tide in Europe (Revolutions in the Modern World) book 1848 - Revolutionary Tide In Europe book Old age in European society: The case of France book World History in Brief: Major Patterns of Change and Continuity, Combined Volume, Penguin Academic Edition (8th Edition) (Penguin Academics) book World History in Brief: Major Patterns of Change and Continuity, since 1450, Volume 2, Penguin Academic Edition (8th Edition) book World History in Brief: Major Patterns of Change and Continuity, to 1450, Volume 1, Penguin Academic Edition (8th Edition) book World History in Brief: Major Patterns of Change and Continuity, Combined Volume (8th Edition) book NEW MyHistoryLab with Pearson eText -- Standalone Access Card -- for World History in Brief: Major Patterns of Change and Continuity, Combined Volume (8th Edition) book World History in Brief: Major Patterns of Change and Continuity, Volume 2: Since 1450 (8th Edition) book World History in Brief: Major Patterns of Change and Continuity, Volume 1: To 1450 plus NEW MyHistoryLab with Pearson eText -- Access Card Package (8th Edition) book World History in Brief: Major Patterns of Change and Continuity, to 1450, Volume 1, Penguin Academic Edition Plus NEW MyHistoryLab with eText -- Access Card Package (8th Edition) book World History in Brief: Major Patterns of Change and Continuity, Combined Volume, Penguin Academic Edition Plus NEW MyHistoryLab with eText -- Access Card Package (8th Edition) book World History in Brief: Major Patterns of Change and Continuity, Volume 2 (Since 1450) (7th Edition) book Makers of Modern Europe book Life and Society in the West: The Modern Centuries book Life and Society in the West: The Modern Centuries by Stearns Peter N. (1988-04-01) Paperback book Life and Society in the West: The Modern Centuries book Life and Society in the West: The Modern Centuries by Stearns Peter N. (1988-04-01) Paperback book Emotion and Social Change: Toward a New Psychohistory book Jealousy: The Evolution of an Emotion in American History (The American Social Experience) book Interpreting the Industrial Revolution (Essays on Global and Comparative History Series) book World Civilizations : The Global Experience AP Edition book World Civilizations: The Global Experience, Combined Volume (7th Edition) book World Civilizations The Global Experience book The Industrial Revolution in World History book The Industrial Revolution in World History book Turbulent Passage: A Global History Of The Twentieth Century- (Value Pack w/MySearchLab) (4th Edition) book Turbulent Passage: A Global History of the Twentieth Century (3rd Edition) book Schools and Students in Industrial Society: Japan and the West, 1870-1940 (The Bedford Series in History and Culture) book Documents in World History, Volume 1 (6th Edition) book Battleground of Desire: The Struggle for Self -Control in Modern America book Battleground of Desire: The Struggle for Self -Control in Modern America by Stearns, Peter (1999) Hardcover book Experiencing World History book [(Knowing, Teaching and Learning History: National and International Perspectives)] [Author: Peter N. Stearns] published on (November, 2000) book Gender in World History (Themes in World History) book Gender in World History (Themes in World History) book Consumerism in World History: The Global Transformation of Desire (Themes in World History) book Consumerism in World History: The Global Transformation of Desire (Themes in World History) book [(Consumerism in World History )] [Author: Peter N. Stearns] [Apr-2006] book Consumerism in World History - Global Transformation of Desire (2nd, 06) by Stearns, Peter [Paperback (2006)] book Facing up to Management Faddism: A New Look at an Old Force book Western Civilization in World History (Themes in World History) book Childhood in World History (Themes in World History) book Revolutions in Sorrow: The American Experience of Death in Global Perspective (U.S. History in International Perspective) book Revolutions in Sorrow: The American Experience of Death in Global Perspective (U.S. History in International Perspective) by Stearns, Peter N. (2007) Paperback book Revolutions in Sorrow: The American Experience of Death in Global Perspective: 1st (First) Edition book Workers in the Industrial Revolution: Recent Studies of Labor in the United States and Europe book NEW MyHistoryLab with Pearson eText -- Standalone Access Card -- for World History in Brief: Major Patterns of Change and Continuity, Combined Volume (8th Edition) book World History in Brief: Major Patterns of Change and Continuity, Combined Volume plus NEW MyHistoryLab with Pearson eText -- Access Card Package (8th Edition) book World History in Brief: Major Patterns of Change and Continuity, Combined Volume, Penguin Academic Edition Plus NEW MyHistoryLab with eText -- Access Card Package (8th Edition) book World History in Brief: Major Patterns of Change and Continuity, Volume I (to 1450) (6th Edition) book World History in Brief: Major Patterns of Change and Continuity, Volume II (Since 1450) (6th Edition) book World History in Brief, Volume II: Chapters 14-33 (4th Edition) book World History in Brief: Major Patterns of Change and Continuity, Volume II (Chapter 14-35) (5th Edition) (Chapters 14-35 v. 2) book Leadership: Theory and Practice, 6th Edition book World Civilizations: The Global Experience, Combined Volume (6th Edition) book The World of Late Antiquity: AD 150-750 (Library of World Civilization) book Experiencing World History   [EXPERIENCING WORLD HIST] [Paperback] book Consumerism in World History: The Global Transformation of Desire (Themes in World History) Paperback April 1, 2006 book Consumerism In World History:2nd (Second) edition book Consumerism in World History (A Collection of Translations on Special Topics of History of Civilization) (Chinese Edition) book [(Consumerism in World History )] [Author: Peter N. Stearns] [Apr-2006] book [(Consumerism in World History )] [Author: Peter N. Stearns] [May-2006] book By Peter N Stearns - Childhood in World History (Themes in World History) (2nd Edition) (11.2.2010) book Rise of the Modern Woman (Problems in Civilization) book Scandinavia faces Europe (Atlantic papers ; 1/1973) book World History in Brief: Major Patterns of Change and Continuity, Volume I (to 1450) (Book Alone) (5th Edition) book NEW MyHistoryLab with Pearson eText -- Standalone Access Card -- for World History in Brief: Major Patterns of Change and Continuity, Combined Volume, Penguin Academic Edition (8th Edition) book World History in Brief: Major Patterns of Change and Continuity, Volume 2 (Since 1450) with MyHistoryLab and Pearson eText (7th Edition) book By Peter N. Stearns - World History in Brief, Volume 2: Major Patterns of Change and Continuity: Since 1450 (7th Edition) (9/15/09) book World History in Brief: Major Patterns of Change and Continuity, Volume I (to 1450) (with Study Card) (5th Edition) (MyHistoryLab Series) book NEW MyHistoryLab -- Standalone Access Card -- for World History in Brief: Major Patterns of Change and Continuity, Combined Volume, Penguin Academic Edition (8th Edition) book NEW MyHistoryLab without Pearson eText -- Access Card -- for World History in Brief: Major Patterns of Change and Continuity, Combined Volume (8th Edition) book World Civilizations: The Global Experience, Volume 2 (7th Edition) book Worlds Together, Worlds Apart: A History of the World: From 1000 CE to the Present (Fourth Edition)  (Vol. 2) book Debating the Industrial Revolution (Debates in World History) book Documents in World History, Volume 2 (6th Edition) book Consumerism in World History: The Global Transformation of Desire by Stearns, Peter [Routledge, 2006] (Paperback) 2nd Edition [Paperback] book Theories of Human Evolution: A Century of Debate, 1844-1944 book Reconciling Science and Religion: The Debate in Early-Twentieth-Century Britain (Science and Its Conceptual Foundations series) book Worlds Together, Worlds Apart: A History of the World: From 1000 CE to the Present (Fourth Edition)  (Vol. 2) book Corporate Finance (3rd Edition) (Pearson Series in Finance) book Literature: A Portable Anthology book World History in Brief: Major Patterns of Change and Continuity book World History in Brief: Major Patterns of Change and Continuity, Combined Volume (8th Edition) 8th edition by Stearns, Peter N. (2014) Paperback book World Civilizations: The Global Experience book The Immune System, 4th Edition book Corporate Finance (3rd Edition) (Pearson Series in Finance) book Literature: A Portable Anthology book Corporate Finance (3rd Edition) (Pearson Series in Finance) book Literature: A Portable Anthology book Gender in World History (00) by Stearns, Peter N [Paperback (2000)] book American Fear: The Causes and Consequences of High Anxiety book The Immune System, 4th Edition book Literature: A Portable Anthology book Artificial Intelligence: A Modern Approach (3rd Edition) book The Changing Face Of Communism In Eastern Europe - book World History in Brief: Major Patterns of Change and Continuity, Combined Volume plus NEW MyHistoryLab with Pearson eText -- Access Card Package (8th Edition) 8th edition by Stearns, Peter N. (2015) Paperback book World History in Brief: Major Patterns of Change and Continuity, Combined Volume with MyHistoryLab and Pearson eText (7th Edition) book World History in Brief: Major Patterns of Change and Continuity, Combined Volume, Penguin Academic Edition (8th Edition) (Penguin Academics) 8th edition by Stearns, Peter N. (2012) Paperback book World History in Brief: Major Patterns of Change and Continuity, since 1450, Volume 2, Penguin Academic Edition (8th Edition) Paperback - November 22, 2012 book World History in Brief: Major Patterns of Change and Continuity, Single Volume Edition (5th Edition) 5th edition by Stearns, Peter N. (2004) Paperback book World History in Brief: Major Patterns of Change and Continuity, to 1450, Volume 1, Penguin Academic Edition (8th Edition) 8th edition by Stearns, Peter N. (2012) Paperback book The Industrial Revolution In World History (Essays in World History) by Stearns, Peter N (1993) Hardcover book [(The Industrial Revolution in World History )] [Author: Peter N. Stearns] [Aug-2012] book The Industrial Revolution in World History 4th , Four edition by Stearns, Peter N (2012) Paperback book Literature: A Portable Anthology book Artificial Intelligence: A Modern Approach (3rd Edition) book Literature: A Portable Anthology book Artificial Intelligence: A Modern Approach (3rd Edition) book Gender in World History (Themes in World History) 3rd edition by Stearns, Peter N. (2015) Paperback book Childhood in World History by Stearns, Peter N [Routledge, 2010] (Paperback) 2nd Edition [Paperback] book American Fear: The Causes and Consequences of High Anxiety book World History in Brief: Major Patterns of Change and Continuity, Volume 2 (Since 1450) (7th Edition) 7th edition by Stearns, Peter N. (2009) Paperback book World History in Brief: Major Patterns of Change and Continuity, Volume 2 (Since 1450) with MyHistoryLab and Pearson eText (7th Edition) book World History In Brief: Major Patterns Of Change And Continuity, Volume I To 1450 book World History in Brief: Major Patterns of Change and Continuity, Volume I, Unbound (for Books a la Carte Plus) (6th Edition) book World History in Brief: Major Patterns of Change and Continuity, Volume II (since 1450) (with Study Card) (5th Edition) book World History: Patterns of Change and Continuity book The Industrial Revolution in World History by Stearns, Peter N [Westview Press, 2012] (Paperback) 4th Edition [Paperback] book The Industrial Revolution in World History: 3rd (Third) edition book The Industrial Revolution In World History: Second Edition (Essays in World History) 2 Sub edition by Stearns, Peter N (1998) Paperback book World History in Brief - Major Patterns of Change & Continuity (4th, 02) by Stearns, Peter N [Paperback (2001)] book World History in Brief - Major Patterns of Change & Continuity, Volume I (4th, 02) by Stearns, Peter N [Paperback (2001)] book World History in Brief- Major Patterns of Change & Continuity,Volume 1 by Stearns,Peter N.. [2009,7th Edition.] Paperback book World History in Brief- Major Patterns of Change & Continuity,Volume I by Stearns,Peter N.; Geary,Patrick; O'Brien,Patricia. [2006,6th Edition.] Paperback book World History in Brief: Major Patterns of Change and Continuity book AP Student Review Manual to accompany World Civilizations: The Global Experience, AP 4th Edition book Artificial Intelligence: A Modern Approach (3rd Edition) book World Civilizations: The Global Experience, Volume 1, Plus NEW MyHistoryLab with eText -- Access Card Package (7th Edition) book World Civilizations: The Global Experience,  Volume 1 (6th Edition) book Artificial Intelligence: A Modern Approach (3rd Edition) book Artificial Intelligence: A Modern Approach (3rd Edition) book Gender in World History by Stearns, Peter [Routledge, 2006] ( Paperback ) 2nd edition [Paperback] book Encyclopedia Of The Enlightenment (Facts on File Library of World History) book World Civilizations: The Global Experience,  Volume 1 (6th Edition) book Western Civilization in World History (03) by Stearns, Peter N [Paperback (2003)] book Western Civilization in World History (A Collection of Translations on Special Topics of History of Civilization) (Chinese Edition) book American Fear: The Causes and Consequences of High Anxiety by Stearns, Peter N. (2006) Paperback book Organic Chemistry, 6th Edition book Organic Chemistry, 6th Edition book Supply Chain Management: Strategy, Planning, and Operation (6th Edition)

Membership

Board directors Center for Arts and Culture, since 2005. President Toynbee Society, since 2007. Fellow International Society for Research on Emotion.

Member American History Society (vice president 1995-1998), World History Association, American History Association (vice president, head teaching division 1995-1998), National Board Professional Teaching Standards.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Racquet sports, travel.

Connections

Children: Duncan, Deborah. Married Carol Zisowitz, March 26, 1978 (divorced 1999). Children: Clio Elizabeth, Cordelia Raymond.

father:
Raymond P. Stearns

mother:
Elizabeth (Scott) Stearns

spouse:
Carol Zisowitz

children:
Duncan Stearns

Deborah Stearns

Clio Elizabeth Stearns

Cordelia Raymond Stearns