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Sociology educator , writer

Rocco Caporale, Italian, American Sociology educator, writer. Member American Sociological Association, Italian-American History Association.

Background

Caporale, Rocco was born on August 21, 1927 in St. Catherine Ionio, Italy. Son of Francesco and Francesca (Badolato) Caporale. came to the United States, 1960.

Education

Doctor of Philosophy in Sociology, Columbia University, 1965.

Career

Assistant professor Manhattanville College, Purchase, New York, 1963-1965. Research associate University California, Berkeley, 1966-1968. Research director The Claremont (California) Colleges, 1968-1972.

Professor St. John's University, Jamaica, New York, from 1972. President Institute for Italian-American Studies, Incorporated, New York York City, since 1982, International Association Magna Grecia, Rome, since 1989, International Committee Mezzogiorno, Naples, Italy, since 1986.

Works

Membership

Member American Sociological Association, Italian-American History Association.

Connections

Married Taina E. Elg, May 2, 1982. Children: Raoul, Francesca.

father:
Francesco Caporale

mother:
Francesca (Badolato) Caporale

spouse:
Taina E. Elg

children:
Francesca Caporale

Raoul Caporale