John Robert Greene

  • Paul J. Schupf Professor, History and Humanities
  • Professor, History and Government
  • Director, Social Sciences Program
  • College Archivist
  • Coordinator: Washburn Junior Research and Teaching Fellowship Programs
  • Director: Wheler Conference on World Affairs
  • Advisor: Social Science Club, Alpha Chi Honorary, Pi Gamma Mu Honorary
  • Courses Taught, Fall 2015
  • HG 100: First Year Seminar: History of the First Amendment
  • HG 121 U.S. History: Colonization-1877
  • HG 224 and 322 U.S. Legal History
  • Independent Study: Research Assistant
  • Washburn Junior Research and Teaching Fellows
John Robert Greene, Bob Greene, Cazenovia College Professor, History and Humanities
Social & Behavioral Sciences
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Eddy Hall 205
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John Robert (Bob) Greene has taught at Cazenovia College for the past thirty-six years. He also serves as the College Archivist, the director of the Washburn Teaching and Research Fellowship Program, and the director of the annual Wheler Conference on World Affairs. Dr. Greene’s teaching and writing specialty lies in American Political History, particularly the American presidency. He has written or edited seventeen books, many of which have utilized Cazenovia College students as research assistants, and several of which have featured the published writings of those students. In 1993 he was named Distinguished Faculty Member, and in 2000 he was awarded Cazenovia College's first endowed chair.
  • B.A., M.A., St. Bonaventure University
  • Ph.D., Syracuse University
  • Paul J. Schupf Professor, History and Humanities (appointed to chair, 2000)
  • Alpha Sigma Lambda (National Honor, Continuing Education
  • Delta Epsilon Sigma (National Honor Society)
  • Phi Alpha Theta (History)
  • Pi Delta Epsilon (Journalism)
  • Who's Who in American Colleges and Universities (1976)
  • Who's Who in the East (1997; 1998)
  • Who's Who Among Teachers (nominated by former students; 1997, 1998, 1999)
  • Who's Who in American Education (1997; 1998, 2005-2007)
  • Distinguished Faculty Achievement Award, 1993
  • Who's Who in America
  • Who's Who in the East
  • Who's Who in American Colleges and Universities
  • Who's Who Among Teachers
  • Who's Who in American Education
  • Over One Hundred Articles and Reviews.
  • BOOK: The Presidency of George H.W. Bush (2nd. ed., Expanded, Univ. Press of Kansas, 2015)
  • BOOK: America in the 1960s (Syracuse University Press, 2010)
  • BOOK: Presidential Profiles: The George W. Bush Years (Facts-on-File, 2010)
  • BOOK: Presidential Profiles: The Nixon and Ford Years (Facts-on-File, 2006)
  • BOOK: Presidential Profiles: The George H.W. Bush Years (Facts-on-File, 2006)
  • BOOK: Betty Ford: Candor and Courage in the White House (University Press of Kansas, 2004)
  • BOOK: The Hill: An Illustrated Biography of Syracuse University (Syracuse University Press, 2000)
  • BOOK: Generations of Excellence: An Illustrated Biography of Cazenovia College (2000)
  • BOOK: The Presidency of George Bush (University Press of Kansas, 2000)
  • BOOK: Syracuse University: The Eggers Years (Syracuse University Press, 1998)
  • BOOK: Syracuse University: The Tolley Years (Syracuse University Press, 1996)
  • BOOK: The Presidency of Gerald R. Ford (University Press of Kansas, 1995)
  • BOOK: The Limits of Power: The Nixon and Ford Administrations (Indiana University Press, 1993)
  • BOOK: The Crusade: The Presidential Election of 1952 (University Press of America, 1985)
  • Many National and Local Presentations and Speeches.
  • Most Recent Public Presentations: "Using the Study of the 1960s to Reflect on the Study of History" (Smithsonian Institution, Washington, D.C., June 2014); "The Obama Presidency: A Preliminary Assessment" (Transylvania University/University of Kentucky; June 2014)
  • Commentator and Script Advisor: "Betty Ford" (PBS; 2009);
  • Commentator and Script Advisor: "American Experience: George W. Bush." (PBS; 2008)
  • Commentator and Script Advisor: “To the Best of My Ability: The American Presidency.” (History Channel; 2005)
  • Commentator: “William Henry Seward: Lincoln’s Right Hand Man.” (PBS; 2000)
  • Commentator “George Bush.” Episode of C-SPAN’s “American Presidents” Series (1999)
  • Commentator and Script Advisor: "Running Mate."(PBS; 1996)
Media Appearances/Interviews: 
Interviewed On/In over one hundred local and national print and broadcast media outlets, including: AP and UPI, Buffalo Evening News, Los Angeles Times, National Journal, USA Today, U.S. News and World Report, Washington Post, Kansas City Star, C-SPAN, MSNBC, NBC, NPR, PBS, Voice of America, and many Central New York television and radio stations. Panelist on "The Ivory Tower Half Hour" (WCNY-TV, Syracuse).
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