Carl Lane, PhD

Field(s) of Interest/Expertise

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.
A Nation Wholly Free: The Elimination of the National Debt in the Age of Jackson
forthcoming book
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PhD, City University of New York, 1978
MA, Manhattan College, 1971
BA, 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 School Social Studies Teacher (1968-1971)