BRANDES, Joseph. American (born Poland), b. 1928. Genres: History. Career: Professor of History, William Paterson University, Wayne, New Jersey, since 1958, now emeritus. Visiting Associate Professor of History, New York University, summers 1963-66; Research Associate, American Jewish History Center, since 1965. Member, Academic Council and Publication Committee, American Jewish Historical Society, since 1971. Consulting Economist, U.S. Dept. of Commerce, Washington, D.C., 1958-60; Public Member, District Ethics Comm, Supreme Court of New Jersey. Publications: (Contributing ed.) Pictorial History of the World, 1956; Herbert Hoover and Economic Diplomacy, 1962; Immigrants to Freedom, 1971; contributor to: Encyclopedia Judaica, Jewish-American History and Culture, various journals; review essays in various journals. Address: 16-36 Raymond St, Fair Lawn, NJ 07410, U.S.A.