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Rubil Morales-Vazquez

Bill MoralesDr. Bill Morales (Rubil Morales Vázquez)
Professor of History

Office Location: L339 
Email: bmorales@bergen.edu

Education

High School - Long Branch High School, Long Branch, N.J.

College - BA History-- Drew University, Madison, New Jersey

Graduate School

  • MA. American History
  • Ph.D. American History
  • Rutgers University, New Brunswick, New Jersey

Teaching Experience

  • Rutgers University: New Brunswick
  • Rutgers University: Newark 
  • New Jersey Institute of Technology
  • College of Staten Island
  • City University of New York
  • Nassau Community College

Teaching  Awards

  • National Education Association
  • Excellency in the Academy Art of Teaching Award, 2003

Publications

Books

  • Rubil Morales Vázquez, Small Bag of Folly: George Washington and His Vision of the Nation’s Capita1, 1783-1913 (in progress).
  • Bill Morales, New York vs. New York, 1962: The Yankees, the Mets, and the Birth of a Baseball Rivalry (McFarland Press, 2012).
  • Bill Morales, Farewell to the Last Golden Era: The Yankees, the Pirates, and the 1960 Baseball Season (McFarland Press, 2010).
  • Rubil Morales Vázquez, “Redeeming a Sacred Pledge: The Plans to Bury George Washington in the Nation’s Capital,” Donald Kennon, ed., U.S. Capitol Historical Society (Ohio University Press, 2006).

Articles

  • “The Future as Past, the Past as Future,” September (BCC), September 2012.
  • Rubil Morales Vázquez, “Washington, D.C.,” in Paul Finkelstein, Encyclopedia of the New American Nation (Scribner’s, 2005).
  • Rubil Morales Vázquez, “George Washington, the President’s House, and the Projection of Executive Power,” Washington History (Spring/Summer, 2004).
  • Rubil Morales Vázquez, “Chico O’Farrill,” in Kenneth T. Jackson, ed.,              Scribner’s Encyclopedia of American Lives, vol. 6 (2004).
  • Rubil Morales Vázquez and Philip C. Dolce, “Teaching a Sense of Place Iin the World of Virtual Reality,” Thought and Action (Summer 2003).
  • Rubil Morales Vázquez, “Arlo Guthrie,” in William McNeal, ed., Scribner’s Encyclopedia of American Lives: The Sixties (2003).
  • Rubil Morales Vázquez, “Allen Funt,” in Kenneth T. Jackson, ed., Scribner’s Encyclopedia of American Lives, vol. 5 (2002).
  • Rubil Morales Vázquez, “Bert Parks,” in Kenneth T. Jackson, ed., Scribner’s Encyclopedia of American Lives, vol. 3 (2001).
  • Rubil Morales Vázquez, “Imagining Washington: Monuments and Nation Building in the Early American Capital,” Kenneth R. Bowling, guest editor, Washington History (Spring/Summer 2000).

Conference Papers

  • Bill Morales, “You Can Go Home: The New York Mets and the Invention of Tradition “, Fiftieth Anniversary of the New York Mets Conference, Hofstra University, Garden City , NY, 2012
  • Bill Morales, “The Lives of Mickey Mantle” Baseball Hall of Fame Symposium, Cooperstown, NY, 2007
  • Bill Morales, “Nuclear Families: U.S. Military Families in Georgia and West Germany in the Early 1960s,” BCC Honors Lecture, Spring 2006.
  • Rubil Morales Vázquez, “Theodore Roosevelt and the Creation of the West Wing, 5th Fourth Annual International Conference, Society of Philosophers and Geographers, Townson University, Townson, MD, 2006.
  • Rubil Morales Vázquez, “George Washington and the Invention of the White House,” 4th Annual International Conference, Society of Philosophers and Geographers, Towson MD, 2005
  • Rubil Morales Vázquez, “Imagining Washington: Monuments and Nation Building in the Early American Capital,” Smithsonian Institution, Washington, D.C., 2000. 
  • Rubil Morales Vázquez, “Redeeming a Sacred Pledge: The Plans to Bury George Washington at the Nation’s Capital,” U.S. Capitol Historical Society, Washington, D.C., 2000.   

Academic Interests

  • Major League Baseball and American Popular Culture
  • George Washington and the History of the Nation’s Capital
  • American Post-World War II Popular Culture
  • U.S. Army as Social History, Pedagogical Issues
  • Commemoration of September 11, 2001