Edward Zevin received his B.A. from Carleton College in Minnesota with a cum laude degree in history. He then worked for the U.S. Attorney’s Office in Chicago before enrolling in the doctoral program at Columbia University in New York, receiving his Masters Degree and Ph.D. in Modern European history. After graduating from Columbia, Edward Zevin moved to southern California, where he spent 16 years teaching U.S. and World History at the Chadwick School in Palos Verdes. He then returned to New York and began teaching American and Modern World History at various CUNY schools (Brooklyn College, Bronx Community College, and the School of Professional Studies), adding both online and hybrid courses to his repertoire. Edward Zevin also works as an adjunct at Westchester Community College, and is an area chair for the Sciences and Humanities at the University of Phoenix’s Jersey City campus.
Ph.D., Early Modern History, Columbia University, 1987 B.A., History, Carleton College, 1975
Recent Courses Taught: HIS 10 History of the Modern World HIS 20 American Nation: The Political & Social Development of a People HIS 11 Introduction to the Modern World GEO 10 World Regional Geography
Research Interests: Tudor England, Peasant Rebellions in Early Modern Europe, Korean War
The Life of Edward Stanley, 3rd Earl of Derby: Noble Power and the Tudor Monarchs. Lewiston, New York: Edwin Mellen Press, 2010.
"Marriage and Politics in the Court of Henry VIII: A New Wife for Edward, 3rd Earl of Derby,” Transactions of the Historic Society of Lancashire and Cheshire, Volume 134 (1985).
"Real Estate Appraisal: History of a Profession." (with John R. White) Sylvan Lawrence Research and Data Center, Real Estate Institute of New York University, in Real Estate Review, Volume 17, Number 1. (Spring 1987).