Contributors (2020)


Sarah Lucinda Grunder is an associate professor of history and assistant academic chair for
Social Sciences at the Ammerman campus of Suffolk County Community College.

Suzanne Johnson is a librarian, recently retired as the director of the Longwood Public Library in Middle Island. She and David Clemens, her predecessor as director, have just compiled a book on the World War I training camp at Camp Upton to be published by Arcadia utilizing the library’s images from the Thomas R. Bayles Local History Collection.

Kelly Marino is an Assistant Lecturer of History and the Coordinator of Women’s, Gender, and Sexuality Studies at Sacred Heart University in Fairfield, CT. She researches the history of the women’s suffrage movement in the United States. She’s working on a book about college women and the suffrage campaign in New York and other states.

Daniel Osborne, a Long Island resident for most of his life, has a BA in history and a MA in Criminal Justice from the University of Albany.  Having worked in the field of criminal justice for 35 years, Osborne holds part-time and adjunct teaching positions at Empire State College, Long Island University, and Suffolk Community College. 

Sandra Roff is Professor and Head of Archives & Special Collections at Baruch College/CUNY. She co- authored From the Free Academy to CUNY: Illustrating Public Higher Education in New York City, 1847- 1997, in celebration of the 150 th anniversary of the founding of the Free Academy. Her research interests have included education history, gender studies, library history, periodical history and black history, and has published over 30 articles on these topics. In addition, Sandra has presented her research at professional conferences, most recently at the Researching New York 2017 Conference on New York State History.

Joshua Ruff is Director of Collections and Interpretation at the Long Island Museum of American Art, History & Carriages, in Stony Brook, NY. He teaches history part-time at St. Joseph’s College, in Patchogue, NY. Mr. Ruff also serves as an associate editor for the LIHJ.

Ann Sandford, former Associate Professor at Regis College in Massachusetts and retired business executive, is the author of Grandfather Lived Here: The Transformation of Bridgehampton, New York, 1870-1970 (2006). Her articles have appeared in the Sixteenth Century JournalBibliotheque d’Humanisme et Renaissance, and the Long Island Historical Journal.

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