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Dr. Joel Cohen


Ph.D., University of Connecticut, 1967
M.A., University of Connecticut, 1962
B.A., University of Rhode Island, 1960

Courses Taught:

  • HIS 141 - History of the United States to 1877
  • HIS 335 - American Colonial History to 1763
  • HIS 336 - The American Revolution and Confederation: 1763-1789
  • HIS 441 - Advanced Topics in American History
  • HIS 495 - Seminar in History

Contact Information:

Department of History
University of Rhode Island

80 Upper College Road
113 Washburn Hall
Kingston, RI 02881
Office: 122 Washburn
Phone: 401.874.5077

News and Events

URI History Student and Cithara: here

Watch interview of WWII veteran of the Battle of the Bulge created by Gregory Gentile here

Students interested in joining Phi Alpha Theta, the National History Honor Society, please click here

New report finds U.S. History majors Highest Earners in Humanities

Read the Blog entry here

'Historian' Among Top Ten Jobs
The job historian is ranked as one of the top 10 careers in a recent survey discussed in the Wall Street Journal. See the story here


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