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department chairman , history professor

Richard Philip Abels, American history professor, department chairman. Recipient Teaching Excellence award, United States Naval Academy, 1991, Research Excellence award, 2003, Service Excellence award, 2008. Fellow: Royal History Society; member: De Re Military Society Medieval Military History, Medieval Academy American, American History Society, Charles Homer Haskins Society (president 1998—2001).

Background

Abels, Richard Philip was born on October 31, 1951 in Brooklyn. Son of Milton and Blanche Abels.

Education

Bachelor, Columbia College, New York City, 1973. Master of Arts, Columbia University, New York City, 1975. Doctor of Philosophy, Columbia University, New York City, 1982.

Career

Visiting assistant professor Cornell College, Mt Vernon, Iowa, 1981—1982. Assistant professor history United States Naval Academy, Annapols, 1982—1986, associate professor history, 1986—1991, history professor, since 1991, chair, history department, since 2008.

Works

Membership

Fellow: Royal History Society. Member: De Re Military Society Medieval Military History, Medieval Academy American, American History Society, Charles Homer Haskins Society (president 1998—2001).

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Tennis.

Connections

Married Ellen Harrison, May 31, 1975. Children: Paul, Rebecca.

father:
Milton Abels

mother:
Blanche Abels

spouse:
Ellen Harrison

child:
Paul Abels

child:
Rebecca Abels