John Rossi, Ph.D.

John Rossi, Ph.D.
Associate Professor, History
128 Kochel

Mailing Address:
PENN STATE BEHREND
170 KOCHEL CENTER
ERIE, PA 16563

Dr. Rossi earned his Ph.D. from Rutgers University.

Dissertation
“‘Purely a Question of Business?’ The American Search for Order in East Asia, 1917-1928.” Supervisor, Lloyd C. Gardner.


Courses Taught

  • HIST 021, American Civilization from 1877 to the Present
  • HIST 155, American Business History
  • HIST 173, Vietnam at War
  • HIST 175, The History of Modern East Asia
  • HIST 301W, Scope and Methods of History
  • HIST 487, American Diplomacy, 1776-1914
  • HIST 488, American Diplomacy Since 1914
  • HIST 494, Research Project
  • HIST 495, Internship
  • HIST 496, Independent Studies
  • HSTRY 296A, History Econ Thought (dropped)
  • HSTRY 465, Versailles to Yalta: American 1919-1945 (dropped)
  • HSTRY 466, America Since 1945 (dropped)
  • INTST 400, Seminar in International Studies

20th Century U.S. History, Business History, History of Technology, Economic History, Historiography, Environmental History, History of American Foreign Relations, Public History

"How to Overcome Puerto Rico's Medical Care Crisis", Allentown Morning Call - October 24, 2017

"Laughlin's Gas Tax Ads Faulted as Misleading" - November 10, 2016

“Water, Jobs, and Health" - August 3, 2016

Marcellus Shale Gas Tax Beneficial for Education, Environment, The Allentown Morning News - September 30, 2015

Pa. Needs Tighter Fracking Rules, Erie Times-News - March 23, 2015

On Course for an Un-Natural Disaster: The Problem and What Can Be Done, The Sylvanian - January, 2015

Will We Join the Governor in Ignoring Climate Change?, The Sylvanian - July, 2014

Tax All Emitters of Greenhouse Gases by Industrial Processes, The Sylvanian - January, 2014

Finance Wars on Terror with Taxes - July 10, 2013

Woodrow Wilson showed how to pay for the cost of war - July 9, 2013

Burning Tires is a Very Bad Deal for Western Pennsylvania, Meadville Tribune - April 25, 2013

Black Sailors from the War of 1812 Need Recognition, Erie Times-News - March 29, 2013
Collaborator: Ayodele Osibodu , Co-Author

“President Obama should reject Keystone XL Pipeline:", Harrisburg Patriot-News - March 29, 2013

“Urges Renewal of Tax Credit for Wind Power” , Erie Times-News, p. 7B - December 8, 2012

Ph D, History, Rutgers University

MA, History, Rutgers University

BA, History / Political Science, Rider College