Steven Rosenthal

Steven Rosenthal headshot

Department Chair; Professor

History and Philosophy

College of Arts and Sciences
860.768.4645 Hillyer Hall 318

PhD, Yale University

MA, Yale University

BA, Yale University

Dr. Rosenthal has published articles in, among others, Middle Eastern Studies, The International Journal of Middle Eastern Studies, and the Der Uberlick. He is also a contributor to The Encyclopedia of Islam and The Cambridge Guide to Judaism. Dr. Rosenthal is the author of two books. The Politics of Dependency : Municipal Reform in Istanbul(Greenwood Press, 1980),the general problems of relates urban change and its limits to the general trends of westernization in the Ottoman Empire. Irreconcilable Differences?: The Waning of the American Jewish Love Affair with Israel (Brandeis Press 2001,paperback 2003) traces the evolution of American Jews’ relationship to the Jewish State. It was nominated for a National Jewish Book Award and for a Koret Foundation Award. Dr. Rosenthal is also the recipient of a Danforth Foundation National Teaching Award. He is currently preparing a new course, From the Barbary Pirates to 911:America and the Muslim World.