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  • Collection: Oral Histories from 60's Binghamton Alumni

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Adrienne W. Weissman

Adrienne W. Weissman

Adrienne is a retired New York City school teacher

Arthur Cooper and Nancy Cooper

Arthur Cooper and Nancy Cooper

Arthur Cooper is a writer, self-employed. Art started out working for Gale publishing, but he made his name as a direct mail writer

Barry Polsky

Barry Polsky

Barry graduated with a degree in Psychology from Harpur. His career spanned different professions. He worked as researcher for a pharmaceutical firm; as a software engineer after earning a graduate degree in computer science. He drove a cab and before retirement worked as a high school math teacher.

Carol Reisner

Carol Reisner

Carol worked as a branch librarian with the NYPL for 34 years. She grew up in the Bronx.

David and Janet Muir

David and Janet Muir

David is a retired philosophy professor who taught philosophy at Onondaga Community College. He owes a debt to Harpur College, which spurred his lifelong interest in philosophy. He met his wife, Janet, there. He earned his degree in philosophy from Syracuse University.

Janet met her spouse, David Muir, at Harpur; she did not finish her degree at Harpur College since she supported her husband through his PhD program at Syracuse University. She earned her degree at Syracuse subsequently and worked as an adjunct instructor in English at Onondaga Community. Looking back, Janet says they've led a "charmed life."

David S. Hammer

David S. Hammer

David has worked as a trial lawyer for more than 30 years and was engaged in civil and criminal litigation. He served in the U.S. Justice Department in the Antitrust Division and as an Assistant United States Attorney in Miami and in Manhattan. For the last two decades he has worked in private practice in New York.

Deborah Volkell Weinstein

Deborah Volkell Weinstein

Deborah Weinstein is the executive director of the Coalition on Human Needs, an alliance of national organizations working together to promote public policies for low income women and children. Deborah has covered politics, crime, and healthcare policies for various news outlets including Medical Marketing & Media, where she specializes in Obesity, Alzheimer’s disease and healthcare costs.

 

Dr. Amy Weintraub

Amy Weintraub, PhD, led the Center for Victim Support at Harlem Hospital Center for 25 years and assessed patients with a history of domestic violence and sexual assault. She currently teaches courses on these subjects at Mercy College. She was a sociology major at Harpur College. She was a National Institute of Mental Health Fellow.

 

Dr. Andrew Grant

Dr. Andrew Grant is a retired Assistant VP for Institutional Advancement at Hebrew Union College in NYC. He worked as a disc jockey at WHRW-FM.

 

Dr. Neal M. Friedberg

Neal retired in 2018 from his 49-year practice as a physician-hematologist in New York City.

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