William Predmore

Associate Professor

235 Duns Scotus Hall
716-839-8284
wpredmor@daemen.edu

Education

  • Catholic University, Washington, D.C., M.A., Western Hemisphere Studies, 1968
  • St. John Fisher College; Rochester, N.Y., B.A., History, 1965
  • Additional graduate courses at SUNY Brockport and Catholic University.

A member of the History and Government Department since 1967. Mr. Predmore has also taught part time in the college program of the New York State correctional system -- Consortium of the Niagara Frontier since 1978. Professor Predmore was the recipient of Fulbright-Hays grants to study at the American University in Cairo, Egypt in 1990 and in Bogota, Colombia in 1997. He was also the recipient of an NEH award to study Islamic history and culture at the University of Arizona in 1996 and an NEH award to study in Sao Paulo and Rio de Janeiro, Brazil in 1998.

Courses Taught

  • HIS 125 Historical Approaches to Contemporary Problems
  • HIS 308 Modern Latin America
  • HIS 219 The Colonial Americas
  • HIS 317 The Middle East
  • HIS 220 United States: The National Period
  • HIS 230 Problems of the Third World
  • HIS 221 United States: Twentieth Century

Awards

  • Fulbright -Hays Award (1990) - "Egypt and Jordan: the Arab Identity"
  • Fulbright - Hays Award (1997) - "Colombia: Many Countries in One: Economic Growth, Environmental Sustainability, Sociocultural Divergence and Biodiversity"
  • CCHA - NEH Award (1996) - "Islamic History and Culture" - University of Arizona
  • NEH Award (1998) - "Crossroads of Atlantic Cultures: Brazil at 500" - Sao Paulo and Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

Research

  • "Contemporary Egypt: Peace without Prosperity " Resources in Education (ED 372 176 138, December 1994, Vol. 29 #12)
  • "The African presence in Colombia: Can National Identity Include Ethnic Identity" - Resources in Education (ED 430 849, 1997, p. 416)

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