Fun Facts about Dr. Michael G. Panzer
Michael G. Panzer, Ph.D.
Social Studies Dept. T.C. (Teacher-in-Charge)
Roy C. Ketcham High School
Carmel High School graduate, Regents Diploma, Class of 1994
S.U.N.Y Cortland, Class of 1998 - History/Secondary Social Studies B.A.; Anthropology Minor; Cum Laude
Iona College, Class of 2002 - History M.A. ; Honors Distinction
University at Albany, Class of 2014 - History Ph.D; Concentration African History - Lusophone Africa; Mozambique
Dissertation Title: A Nation in Name, a 'State' in Exile: The FRELIMO Proto-State, Youth, Gender, and the Liberation of Mozambique, 1962-1975
"Pragmatism and Liberation: FRELIMO and the Legitimacy of an African Independence Movement," Portuguese Journal of Social Science (forthcoming).
"Building a Revolutionary Constituency: Mozambican Refugees and the Development of the FRELIMO Proto-State, 1964-1968," Social Dynamics: A Journal of African Studies,39, no. 1, (March 2013), 5-23.
"The Pedagogy of Revolution: Youth, Generational Conflict, and Education in the Development of Mozambican Nationalism and the State, 1962-1970." Journal of Southern African Studies, 25, no. 4, (Dec. 2009), 803-820.
Favorite Non-Fiction Books - Africa
1. Planting Rice and Harvesting Slaves - Walter Hawthorne
2. Threads of Solidarity - Iris Berger
3. The Law and the Prophets - Daniel Magaziner
4. A Green Place, a Good Place - David Lee Schoenbrun
5. Way of Death - Joseph Miller
Favorite Non-Fiction Books - Latin America
1. Made in Mexico - Susan M. Gauss
2. Revolutionary Mexico - John Mason Hart
3. The Tribute of Blood - Peter M. Beattie
4. Insurgent Cuba - Ada Ferrer
5. The Black Jacobins - C.L.R. James
Favorite Fiction Books
1. Catch-22 - Joseph Heller
2. Cryptonomicon - Neal Stephenson
3. Dune - Frank Herbert
4. Invisible Monsters - Chuck Palahniuk
5. Cat's Cradle - Kurt Vonnegut
1. The Children of Men
2. I Heart Huccabees
4. Saving Private Ryan
5. The Godfather, Pt. 2
Passport Stamps so far...
Mozambique, Portugal, Italy, Ireland, England, France, Canada, Jamaica