Joseph R. Fornieri is an American political historian and Professor of Political Science at the Rochester Institute of Technology
Rochester Institute of Technology
The Rochester Institute of Technology is a private university, located within the town of Henrietta in metropolitan Rochester, New York, United States...
. He is an expert on the political ideology of Abraham Lincoln
Abraham Lincoln was the 16th President of the United States, serving from March 1861 until his assassination in April 1865. He successfully led his country through a great constitutional, military and moral crisis – the American Civil War – preserving the Union, while ending slavery, and...
In 2005, he was presented the Eisenhart Provost's Award for Excellence in Teaching.
In 2011, he was presented the Eisenhart Award for Outstanding Teaching.
He is a 1987 graduate of SUNY Geneseo.
He is a member of Alpha Chi Rho
Alpha Chi Rho
Alpha Chi Rho is a men's collegiate fraternity founded on June 4, 1895 at Trinity College in Hartford, Connecticut by the Reverend Paul Ziegler, his son Carl Ziegler, and Carl's friends William Rouse, Herbert T. Sherriff and William A.D. Eardeley. It is a charter member of the North-American...
He resides in Fairport, NY.
- Fornieri, J. R. (2003). Abraham Lincoln's Political Faith. 218 pages. Northern Illinois University Press.
- Deutsch, K. L. and Fornieri, J. R. (2005). Lincoln's American Dream: Clashing Political Perspectives. Potomac Books.