Carl Lane, Ph.D.

Field of Interest

Dr. Lane’s areas of special interest and expertise are the American Revolution, the Federalist Era, Jeffersonian America, and the Age of Andrew Jackson.  He also specializes in Modern Japanese History and Interculturalism.

Courses Taught at Felician University

HI201:  From Colonies to Nation
HI202:  From Civil War to World Power
HI203:  From the Jazz Age to the Computer Age
HI310:  Personality in History
HI320:  History of Modern Japan
HI390:  The Eastern European Immigrant Experience
HI430:  The American Revolution
HI440:  Historiography and Historical Methods
HI450:   Senior Seminar in History
CO200:  Culture and Diversity
PSCI402:  The Developing World
PSCI/SOC404:  Living and Working Overseas


Dr. Lane has published articles in The William and Mary Quarterly, The Virginia Magazine of History and Biography, and other peer reviewed academic journals. He is also the author of the forthcoming book A Nation Wholly Free: The Elimination of the National Debt in the Age of Jackson.
Office Location:
Kirby Hall 418
Contact Phone:
(201) 559-6115
Contact Email:


Ph.D., City University of New York, 1978
M.A., Manhattan College, 1971
B.A., Manhattan College, 1966

Positions Held

Felician College, Assistant Professor to Professor (1987-present)
County College of Morris, Assistant Professor (1986-1987)
New Jersey Historical Society, Keeper of Historical Manuscripts (1979-1986)
Adjunct professor (1974-1987) New York City Public High