Past Presidents

President University/Affiliation Dates
Peter Richardson Northeastern University 2021-present
Wilford Pinkney Jr. CUNY Graduate Center 2012-2021
Peter J. Baxter Niagara University 2011-2012
Ed Warzala SUNY Empire State College 2010-2011
Roddrick Colvin John Jay College 2009-2010
Frank Vandervalk SUNY Empire State College 2008-2009
Ed Warzala SUNY Empire State College 2007-2008
Jeff Miller SUNY New Paltz 2006-2007
Luba Racanska St. John’s University 2005-2006
Thomas Sinclair SUNY Binghamton 2004-2005
Tim Duvall St. John’s University 2003-2004
Peter J. Baxter Niagara University 2002-2003
Jeff Kraus Wagner University 2001-2002
Arthur L. Galub Bronx Community College 2000-2001
Azzedine Layachi St. John’s University 1999-2000
Cynthia Ward The Sage Colleges 1998-1999
Jeffrey Kraus Wagner University 1997-1998
Pat O'Hara John Jay College 1996-1997
Leon Halpert Siena College 1994-1995
David Johnston Columbia University 1993-1994
Robert Heineman Alfred University 1992-1993
Nancy McGlen Niagara University 1991-1992
John Harman St. John Fisher College 1990-1991
Lottie Feinberg John Jay College 1989-1990
Stephen Wasby SUNY Albany 1988-1989
Steven Peterson Alfred University 1987-1988
Sondra Fargonis New School for Social Research 1986-1987
Charles Lamb SUNY Buffalo 1985-1986
Henry Steck SUNY Cortland 1984-1985

Past Conferences

Site Year
Virtual (Hosted by NYSPSA) 2022
Virtual (Hosted By Elmira College) 2021
Wagner College 2019
Wagner College 2018
Nazareth College 2017
SUNY New Platz 2016
SUNY Plattsburgh 2015
St. John's University 2014
Syracuse University 2013
Wagner College 2012
Niagara University 2011
SUNY Empire State College 2010
John Jay College 2009
SUNY Albany 2008
Marist College 2007
John Jay College 2006
Niagara University 2005
SUNY Binghamton 2004
Wagner College 2003
Niagara University 2002
SUNY New Paltz 2001
Hofstra University 2000
St. John's University 1999
The Sage Colleges 1998

Past Keynote Speakers

Speaker University/Affiliation Year
Lt. Governor Kathy Hochul New York State 2021
Dr. Bruce Cronin City College of NY (CUNY) 2019
Dr. Elizabeth Cohen Syracuse University 2018

Panel on NY Constitutional Convention:

Robert Bullock, Moderator

    Christopher Bopst

Hernia Dulles

Peter Galie

 

 

SUNY Albany

Sam-Son Logistics

Cornell University

Canisius College

2017
Dr. Gerald Benjamin Director of Benjamin Center at SUNY New Platz 2016
Dr. Henry Steck (Distinguished Professor) SUNY Cortland  2015
Dr. Claes G. Ryn Catholic University, Chair National Humanities Institute  2014
Dr. Sally Roesch Wagner Matilda Joslyn Gage Foundation, Executive Director 2013
Dr. Francis Fox Piven (Distinguished Professor) CUNY Graduate Center 2012
Dr. Claude E. Welch (Distinguished Professor) SUNY Buffalo 2011
Dr. Mary Nell Morgan SUNY Empire State College 2010
Gillian Sorensen UN Foundation 2009
Dr. Bruce Miroff SUNY Albany 2008