Philip Napoli | Macaulay Honors College

Phillip Napoli

Philip Napoli

Phillip Napoli
Acting Director, Brooklyn College

Brooklyn College
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Philip Napoli is the acting Director of Macaulay at Brooklyn College. He teaches 20th-century U.S. and public history, including courses on the history of the American war in Vietnam, American popular culture, oral history and the history of immigration.

Ph.D., Columbia University – 1998 (History)

M.Phil., Columbia University – 1990 (U.S. History)

M.A., Columbia University – 1988 (European History)

B.A. (honors), McGill University – 1982 (History)

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Napoli writes about the history of American war veterans and the Vietnam war. His book Bringing It All Back Home: An Oral History of New York City’s Vietnam Veterans (Hill and Wang) was published in June 2013.

WATCH: Dr. Napoli is interviewed for CUNY TV’s Study With the Best show: