Cavaioli, Frank J. 1930-

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CAVAIOLI, Frank J. 1930-

PERSONAL: Born January 7, 1930, in New York, NY; son of Frank (a contractor) and Anna (Capoccia) Cavaioli; married Lorraine Blake, June 21, 1952; children: Karen, Kevin, Linda, Diane, Frank, Christine. Ethnicity: "Italian." Education: University of Tennessee, B.A., 1952; St. John's University, Jamaica, NY, M.A., 1955, Ph.D., 1961. Religion: Roman Catholic.

ADDRESSES: Home—1360 South Ocean Blvd., Apt. 306, Pompano Beach, FL 33062; fax: 954-942-5688. E-mail—[email protected].

CAREER: High school teacher in North Massapequa, NY, 1958-62; Wheatley School, Old Westbury, NY, instructor, 1962-68; State University of New York—Farmingdale (now Farmingdale State University), Farmingdale, NY, professor of history and politics, 1968-90, professor emeritus, 1990—. Military service: U.S. Army, 1952-54.

MEMBER: American Italian Historical Association (member of executive council; president, 1983-84), American Historical Association, Organization of American Historians, Immigration History Group, National Association of Interdisciplinary Studies, Community College Humanities Association, Society for the Study of the Multi-ethnic Literature of the United States, Eastern Community College Social Science Association (member of executive board), New York Junior College Association, Long Island Council for the Social Studies.

AWARDS, HONORS: Fellow of National Endowment for the Humanities; Newberry fellow; Farmingdale Foundation Award for distinguished teaching; grants from American Historical Association, Lyndon B. Johnson Library, and Immigration History Research Center, University of Minnesota.


West Point and the Presidency, St. John's University Press (Jamaica, NY), 1962.

(With Salvatore J. LaGumina) The Ethnic Dimension in American Society, Holbrook Press (Boston, MA), 1974.

(With Salvatore J. LaGumina) The Peripheral Americans, Krieger (Melbourne, FL), 1984.

(Editor) Italian Americans and Their Public andPrivate Life, 1993.

The Italian American Experience: An Encyclopedia, Garland Publishing (New York, NY), 2000.

State University of New York at Farmingdale, Arcadia (Charleston, SC), 2000.

Pompano Beach, Arcadia (Charleston, SC), 2001.

Lauderdale-by-the-Sea, Arcadia (Charleston, SC), 2003.

Author of filmstrips. General editor, "Explorations in Ethnic Studies," 1979-82. Contributor of articles and reviews to periodicals. Managing editor, ECCSSA Journal, 1985—.