John J. Brennan
Dr. John J. Brennan, Associate Professor of History and Director of
the Honors Program, Staten Island Campus, has been an academic
dean, assistant vice president and Director of Evening and Weekend
Programs. He holds the Ph.D. in History from Fordham University
where he completed his dissertation, "England in the foreign policy
Francis I of France, 1515-1525," under Albert J. Loomie, SJ. An
Affiliate of Vincentian Community, he is recipient of St. John's
President's Medal, the Outstanding Achievement Award for
Administrators and an Alumni Association Outstanding Faculty Award.
On Staten Island, he is a past officer of Community Planning Board
#3, recipient of several Outstanding Citizen Awards and current
President of the Board of Trustees of the Mission of the Immaculate
Virgin, Mount Loretto. During the past year, he was elected
Vice-President of the Northeast Region of the National Collegiate
Honors Council. He is also an Associate of the Danforth Foundation.
A past book reviewer for The Historian and contributer to the
Catholic Youth Encyclpedia, his article, "Father John C. Drumgoole,
Understanding the Man," was published in Community, Continuity, and
Change, New Perspectives on Staten Island History(Pace Univ.