Raymond D’Angelo, Ph.D.

Raymond D’Angelo, Ph.D.

Professor and Chairperson

Social Sciences BK LI
Sociology BK LI



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Ph.D., Sociology, Bryn Mawr College

M.A., Sociology, New School for Social Research

B.A., History, Duquesne University


Raymond N. D’Angelo, Ph.D. has been a sociology professor at St. Joseph’s University, New York since 1973 and program coordinator for the human relations program on the Brooklyn campus since 1992. For many years he was chair of the Social Sciences Department and is currently the Interim Executive Dean of the Brooklyn campus.

Dr. D’Angelo has written extensively on the civil rights movement, including his book, The American Civil Rights Movement: Readings and Interpretations (McGraw Hill/Dushkin, 2000). His most recent publication, Taking Sides: Clashing Views in Race and Ethnicity, (McGraw Hill/Dushkin, 11th Edition, 2017), is co-edited with longtime colleague Professor Herbert Douglas.

In 1998, Dr. D’Angelo received a National Endowment for the Humanities Award for participation in the seminar “Teaching the History of the Southern Civil Rights Movement" at Harvard University. He has been the recipient of two fellowships from the National Science Foundation and a research award from the National Institute for Justice.

Scholarly & Professional Interests

Race, ethnicity and immigration

Select Publications

Taking Sides, Clashing Views in Race and Ethnicity, 11th edition (with Herbert Douglas) (McGraw-Hill), 2017

The American Civil Rights Movement: Readings and Interpretations (McGraw/Dushkin), 2001