Joan N. Burstyn
Joan N. Burstyn is research professor of education and professor emerita of history and of education at Syracuse University. Formerly dean of the School of Education at Syracuse, she has also served as president of the History of Education Society and of the American Educational Studies Association. In the early 1990s she was chairperson of the Jewish Education Committee of the Syracuse Jewish Federation on whose board of directors she has served two terms. Among her publications are Preventing Violence in Schools: A Challenge to American Democracy (co-author), Educating Tomorrow’s Valuable Citizen (editor) and Past and Promise: Lives of New Jersey Women (Editor-in-Chief).