Connie L. Lobur, Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Political Science
School of Natural and Social Sciences
Office: Room 1031, Social Sciences bldg.
B.A. History and B.S. Secondary Education, Penn State University,1974.
M.A. and Ph.D., Rutgers University 1984.
Lecturer, Purchase College, 1980-87; Assistant Professor, Purchase College, 1987-97;
Associate Professor, Purchase College, 1997-present;
Dean, Division of Social Sciences, Purchase College, 1998-2003.
SUNY Faculty Senator, 1995-98
Women and Politics
Race, Gender and the Law
Civil Liberties and Civil Rights
American Constitutional Law
Courts, Judges and Politics
U.S. and China: Comparative Constitutions
Nature and Functions of Law
Politics and Religion in America
Race and Politics
Areas of Expertise
American politics and institutions, constitutional rights and liberties and race and gender discrimination.
Selected Awards ,Recognitions and Community Service
Trustee and President of the Peekskill City School District Board of Education, 2001-present.
Community Service Award recipient, Peekskill Area NAACP, 2008.
NYS/UUP Joint Labor management New faculty Development Award
President’s Award for Junior Faculty Development, 1990-91
NYS/UUP Affirmative Action Leave Program recipient
Purchase Student Union Outstanding Letters and Sciences Faculty Award, 1992
Selected Publications and Public lectures
Moderator, “The Revival of Pragmatism”, Center for the Humanities, NY (CUNY), 1995.
Lecture, “Preparing Our Daughters for the New Millennium”, Department of Veteran Affairs, NY, 1997.
Lecture, “NCLB and Title IX”, St Michael’s College, VT, 2004.
Numerous book reviews in Perspectives on Political Science, Women and Politics, APSR.