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Claribel Young, Ph.D
How to Contact Me:
Arts & Science Center
Georgian Court University
School of Art and Humanities
900 Lakewood Ave.
Lakewood, NJ 08701-2697
- Professor of History
- Served as Chair of the Department of History, Geography and Philosophy, Georgian Court
University (1978-84, Acting chair 1997, Chair 2003-07)
- 1989 Doctor of Philosophy, Rutgers, the State University of NJ
- 1978 Master of Arts, Rutgers the State University of NJ
- 1975 Bachelor of Arts, (magda cum laude), Georgian Court College
- 1989 to present Full Professor of history at GCU
- 1986-1989 Associate Professor of History at GCC
- 1982-1986 Assistant Professor of History at GCC
- 1978-1982 Instructor of History at GCC
- 1976-1978 Lecturer in history at GCC
- Reader for ETS, Princeton, 1988
- Department Chair, 1978-84, Acting Chair, 1990
- Full Professor of History, 1989-Present
- Associate Professor of History, 1986-1989
- Assistant Professor of History, 1982-1986
- Instructor in History, 1978-1982
- Lecturer in History, 1976-1978
|New Jersey Certifications:
- Teacher of Social Studies
- Teacher of English
|Courses taught at graduate and undergraduate levels:
- Impact of Technology on History
- New Jersey Studies
- Colonial America
- The American Civil War and Reconstruction
- The American Revolution and Aftermath
- The Young Republic
- The History of England I and II
- The History of Ireland
|Professional Memberships and Positions:
- Founded Alpha Delta Zeta Chapter of Phi Alpha Theta International History Honor Society at GCC (member & advisor), 1987
- Member of AAUP, 1988 to present (president GCC Chapter in 1993, 1998, 1999, 2000 & 2002)
- Executive Officer, Middle Atlantic Historical Association of Catholic Colleges and Universities, 1985-88
- NJ State Task Force for Intercampus Networking (NJIN), 1986-1987
- Founding member of NJ Studies Academic Alliance, 1992 to present
- Alliance and Chair of Task Force on NJ Education reporting to NJ Advocates and the State of NJ
- Member Point Pleasant Historical Society, 1990 to present
- Member of Ocean County Historical Society, 1995 to present
- Member of Toms River Seaport Society, 2000 - present
- Listed in Who's Who Among American Women
- Four times elected to Who’s Who Among American Educators: 1989,2002,2004,2006.
- “Excellence in Teaching New Jersey Studies on a College Level,” awarded by the New Jersey Studies Academic Alliance, 2004.
- “Teacher of the Year”, Georgian Court University, May 2004.
- “History Department Award”, 1975.
- 2001 Four topics submitted and accepted to 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
- "Imperial, Proprietary and Freeholder Objectives in the Colonial Settlement of New Jersey 1662-1682" Unpublished doctoral dissertation, Rutgers University, 1989
- "The Development of Pluralist Government in Colonial America: The Case of NJ 1664-1682" Honorus, A Journal of Research, Vol.II, No.1.,1987
- Book Review of Lewis Morris 1671-1746 by Eugene Sheridan in New Jersey History Magazine, Spring/Summer, 1978
- "A Reexamination of William Cobbett's Opinion of Thomas Paine." Journal of the Rutgers University Library, Spring, 1977
|Professional Activities and Papers Presented:
- With Prof. Peter Wacker of Rutgers, accepted, The New Jersey Studies Academic Alliance Award given by the New Jersey Historical Commission, 1998
- Presented Commentary on "Penn's Greene Countrie Towne and Its Liberties", Rosemont College, 1994
- Presented paper titled, "Pluralist Government in Colonial New Jersey," at Loyola College, Baltimore, 1987
- Presented paper titled, "Sarah Reape, A Study in Women's Landholding in 17th Century NJ", at Seton Hall, 1985
- Presented paper, "The New Jersey Proprietors", at St. John's University, Staten Island, NY, 1980
- Presented Slide Lectures on Lakewood/Georgian Court at: College of St. Elizabeth, Strand Theatre (3), Ocean County Library Assoc., Point Pleasant Historical Society, Ocean County Historical Society, NJSAA, New Jersey Studies Academic Alliance (3), Leisure Village Assn
- Guest lecturer at Point Pleasant Rotary, Barnegat Light Historical Society, Howell Historical Society, Point Pleasant Rotary, Ocean County Library Association
- 1999, Developed and offered first totally on-line course at GCC on New Jersey Studies. Developed web-enhanced Historical Methodology course. Submitted four topics for the New Jersey Encyclopedia: Jeremiah Basse, Lady Elizabeth Carteret, History of Education in NJ and Georgian Court College.
- 2000 - gave talk on "The Creation of Monmouth County" at Archives Day, Monmouth Library, Manalapan. Organized a "slide show" on historic Lakewood for GCC home page. Wrote script for Lakewood video funded by NJHC grant.
- 2002 GCC received $13,000 grant to film script of "Lakewood in the Gilded Age."
- 2003 Presented "Touring NJ on the Web" at the History Issue Conference at Trent War Memorial, March 21.
- Developed the first totally on-course at GCC in New Jersey Studies.
- Wrote an E-text for the course New Jersey Studies.
- 2002-2003 Received Grants from the NJ Historical Commission to write a script for a video of “Lakewood in the Gilded Age” and to Narrate the film.
- 2004 Presented the Convocation address at GCU as Teacher of the Year.
- 2000 “The Creation of Monmouth County” at Archives Day, Monmouth Library, Manalapan.
- Feb.11, 2005 “Personnel Problems in the Department” in conjunction with three othermembers of the GCU faculty at the Annual Department Chairs Conference, Orlando, Fla.
- March 21, 2004: “Touring NJ on the Web: Using Computers in the Classroom.” At the History Issues conference in Trenton, NJ.
- October 2003: “Using Archival Materials in the Classroom.” At the Monmouth County Historical Association, Freehold.
- Inducted into the Point Pleasant Beach High School "Hall of Fame", 1996
- Consultant to East Brunswick Schools on remodeling NJ History courses, 1994
- Advisor to Indian Hill School, Holmdel, on planning NJ History courses for fourth grades, 1988
- Presented workshop for Howell Twp. HS Social Studies Dept. on the uses of local history in the classroom, 1985
- Summer Sessions for Elderhostel Lectures, 1985-1988
- Continuing Education courses given on NJ at Pt. Pleasant HS, 1985-1988
- Listed in Directory of Academic Historians, 1978
- Member of Georgian Court Alumnae Association, 1975 to Present
- Mentor to History Majors presenting papers on Research Night at Georgian Court College and at Regional Meetings of Phi Alpha Theta
- Advisor to Ocean County Historical Society and Ocean County Cultural and Heritage