Claribel Young, Ph.D.

Phone: 732-987-2375
Office Location:
A&S 107
Office Hours:
Monday and Wednesday 2 to 4 pm, before class and by appointment.
History, Geography & Political Science

Educational Backround:

  • Ph.D Rutgers University, Anglo-American History
  • MA Rutgers University, British History
  • BA Georgian Court College
  • AA Ocean County College


  • 2010 "Georgian Court Centennial Celebration" Lakewood Heritage Newsletter
  • 2001 Four topics in the New Jersey Encyclopedia, "Lady Elizabeth Carteret," "Jeremiah Basse," "Georgian Court college," and "Education in New Jersey."
  • "Women and Land ownership in Proprietary East Jersey: the Case of Sarah Reape, Quaker," New Jersey History, Fall/Winter 1999. Pp. 46-63.
  • "Why Teach New Jersey? Because It Makes Good Sense," The Docket, Journal of the New Jersey Council for the Social Studies, Spring/?Summer, 1997.
  • 1989 e-text of New Jersey Studies.
  • Book Review of Lewis Morris, 1671-1746 by Eugene Sheridan. New Jersey History Magazine, Spring/Summer. 1978.
  • Spring 1977 "A Reexamination of William Cobbett's Opinion of Thomas Paine," Journal of the Rutgers University Library.

 Workshops, Papers and Presentations Given

  • 2010 "Abraham Lincoln and William A. Newell, a Friendship," presented at Scotch Plains Library in conjunction with the Abraham Lincoln Bicentennial Celebration in NJ.
  • 2/11/2005 "Personnel Problems in the Department," Annual Department Chairs Conference, Orlando, Fla.3/21/2004 "Touring NJ on the Web: Using Computers in the Classroom" at the History Issues Conference in Trenton, NJ.
  • March 2003 Panel Discussion;" Using Local History to Teach," at the History Issues Conference, War Memorial,Trenton.
  • October 2003 "Using Archival materials in the classroom" at the Monmouth County Historical Association,Freehold.
  • Fall 2000 "The Creation of Monmouth County" at Archives Day, Monmouth Library, Manalapan.

Courses Taught:

  • HI 350 History of New Jersey
  • HI 131 Survey of American History
  • HI 354 History of Ireland
  • HI 310 Colonial America
  • HI 333 Civil War and Reconstruction
  • Hi 352 American Revolution and Aftermath

Research Area:

  • New Jersey 17c. Abraham Lincoln and William Augustus Newell 

Service to the University:

  • Service on committees: Rank and Tenure, Faculty Concerns, Technology, Undergraduate Curriculum Handbook, Department Chair


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