Parmet, Robert

History and Philosophy

Phone: 718-262-2644
Office Location: AC-3E18


PhD Columbia University  1966 
MA Columbia University  1961 
BA The City College of New York  1960 

I have spent many years studying US ethnic, immigration and labor history.  In so doing I have focused on 19th century nativism, organized labor, and the needle trades.  Currently I am studying the first two decades of York College, with an emphasis on the political and social developments of the 1960s and 1970s that account for its birth, location and struggle for survival.

Areas of Expertise

US History
US Ethnic and Immigration History
US Labor History

Books in Field Of Expertise

Robert D. Parmet. The Master of Seventh Avenue: David Dubinsky and the American Labor Movement. New York: NYU Press, 2005. .

Robert D. Parmet. Labor and Immigration in Industrial America. Boston: Twayne, 1981. .

Ira M. Leonard and Robert D. Parmet. American Nativism, 1830-1860. New York: Van Nostrand Reinhold, 1971. .

Robert D. Parmet. Town and Gown: The Fight for Social Justice, Urban Rebirth, and Higher Education.. NJ: Fairleigh Dickinson, 2011. 184.

Parmet, Robert

Parmet, Robert
History and Philosophy