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Dr. Alan Levy
 Professor of History


   Phone:  724.738.2405
   Fax:  724.738.4762

Professor Levy received his Ph.D. and M.A. degrees from the University of Wisconsin-Madison and his A.B. from Washington and Jefferson College.

Dr. Levy is the author eight books including: Musical Nationalism, a study of the American composers who came to prominence amidst the expatriate era of the 1920s; Elite Education and the Private School, a discussion of the vagaries of private secondary education at one of the nation's premier academies; Radical Aesthetics and Music Criticism, which looks at the relationship of leftist political ideologies to the realms of music and aesthetics; Government and the Arts, a history of the debates over the subject of the Federal Government's support for the arts; a biography of the American composer Edward MacDowell; a biography of the zany, brilliant baseball player of the early 20th century, Rube Waddell; and Tackling Jim Crow, a study of the origins, breakdowns, and legacies of racial segregation in professional football.  His biography of Joe McCarthy is contracted and slated for publication in 2004.

Undergraduate Courses                                        Graduate Courses
Twentieth-Century World                                        Gilded Age and Progressivism     
Colonial America to 1825                                        Eighteenth-Century Europe
Nineteenth-Century America                                    Russian History, 1855-present
20th-Century America
Russian History: To 1855 and Since 1855
Nineteenth-Century Europe
Outstanding Americans


History Department . 212 Spotts. Slippery Rock, PA . 16057
Phone:  1.724.738.2053 /
Fax:  724.738.4762