Visiting Assistant Professor
Office phone: 718-390-3298
B.A. & M.A. Jadavpur University (India); M.A. & Ph.D. Syracuse University
Research & Background
Cyril Ghosh’s research specializations include American Government, Political Theory, American Political Thought, Identity Politics, Civil Liberties, Civil Rights, & Immigration.
He received a B.A. (1998) in political science and an M.A. (2000) in international relations from Jadavpur University, Calcutta (Kolkata), India. He also received an M.A. (2005) and a Ph.D. (2008) from the Maxwell School of Citizenship & Public Affairs, Syracuse University, with specializations in American politics and political inquiry/theory.
Prior to teaching at Wagner College, he has taught at Syracuse University, New School University, New York University, Reed College, Smith College, and Mount Holyoke College.
His Fall 2012 courses are: American Government (Gov 103) and The Education, Law, and Politics of Disabilities (LC 21). His Spring 2013 courses are: Modern Political Thought (Gov 371), Civil Liberties and Human Rights (Gov 317), and Law and Justice in America (Gov 215).
Cyril Ghosh’s forthcoming book is The Politics of the American Dream: Democratic Inclusion in Contemporary American Political Culture (Palgrave-Macmillan, 2013). Some of his research has also appeared in Studies in Law, Politics, and Society (2009).
Amazon book link:
The Politics of The American Dream