Eisen, Sydney

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EISEN, Sydney

EISEN, Sydney. American/Canadian (born Poland), b. 1929. Genres: Education, History, Humanities, Intellectual history, Theology/Religion, Bibliography. Career: Williams College, Williamstown, MA, instructor, 1955-58, assistant professor, 1958-61; City College of the City University of New York, assistant professor, 1961-65; York University, North York, ON, associate professor, 1965-68, professor of history and humanities, 1968-96, chair of department of history, 1970-72, founding member and member of coordinating committee of Victorian Studies Option, 1972-88, dean of faculty of arts, 1973-78, director of Centre for Jewish Studies, 1989-95, Vanier College, university professor, 1993-96, emeritus university professor, 1996-; writer. University of Toronto, visiting associate professor, 1965-66. National Humanities Faculty, member of faculty, 1972-85, member of board of trustees and executive committee, 1974-81, president and chairman of board of directors, 1976-80. Publications: (with M. Filler) The Human Adventure: Readings in World History, 2 vols, 1964; (with B. Lightman) Victorian Science and Religion: A Bibliography with Emphasis on Evolution, Belief, and Unbelief, Comprised of Works Published from c. 1900-75, 1984; (author of intro.) R. Helmstadter and B. Lightman, eds., Victorian Faith in Crisis, 1990. EDITOR: (general) The West and The World (various books and pamphlets), 1967-80; (consulting) A. Haberman, The Making of the Modern Age, 1987; (general) A. Haberman and A. Shubert, The West and the World. Address: Vanier College 237, York University, 4700 Keele St, North York, ON, Canada M3J 1P3. Online address: [email protected]