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Rosemary Agonito, author. Recipient Winner Western Heritage award for Oustanding Western Novel, 2006, Thomas Jefferson award, Robert Earl McConnel Foundation, 1977.

Background

Agonito, Rosemary Daughter of Mariangelo and Filomena (Albanese) Giambattista.

Education

Bachelor, Le Moyne College College, 1959. Master of Arts, Niagara University, 1961. Doctor of Philosophy, Syracuse University, 1975.

Career

Assistant instructor Syracuse (New York ) University, 1969-1975. Instructor Colgate University, Hamilton, New York, 1973-1975. Associate professor Rochester (New York ) Institute of Technology, 1976-1983.

President New Futures Enterprises, Syracuse, 1983—2002. Author, since 2002.

Works

Membership

Member Mayor's Commission Women, Syracuse, 1986-1992. Co-chair City-County Human Rights Commission, Syracuse, 1988-1993. Member New York State Advisory Council Equal Opportunity for Women, Albany, New York, 1988-1992.

Board directors Elizabeth Cady Stanton Foundation, 1979-1983. Girls Inc. of Central New York, 1999-2005, Matilda Joslyn Gage Foundation, 2000-2005, Planned Parenthood, since 2006.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Travel.

Connections

Married Joseph Agonito. Children: Giancarlo, Mae Lee.

father:
Mariangelo Giambattista

mother:
Filomena (Albanese) Giambattista

spouse:
Joseph Agonito

child:
Giancarlo Agonito

child:
Mae Lee Agonito