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Faculty | Professor

Frank Sorrentino

Contact Information

[email protected]
Office: 718-489-5231
Room 7007


Elections and Election Law, Constitutional Law, The U.S. Presidency, The Supreme Court, Italian-American Heritage & History, Urban & American Politics


BA, St. John's University
MA, New York University
Ph.D., New York University

Dr. Sorrentino is the author of seven books including his most recent, Presidential Leadership and the Bureaucratic State (Outskirts Press) as well as American Government: Power and Politics in America, Ideological Warfare: The FBI's Path Towards Power, Soviet Politics and Education and The Review of Italian American Studies. He also served as Editor and major contributor to The Italian-American Encyclopedia and The Encyclopedia of the American Presidency for which he has written twenty-one articles.

Dr. Sorrentino has taught at St. Francis College for thirty years where he has received the Distinguished Faculty Award and Faculty Member of the Year Award. In October 2001, Dr. Sorrentino was honored as Italian-American of the Year by the Borough President of Brooklyn.

Media Appearances

Professor Sorrentino has appeared in a variety of media, including newspapers and on WNBC talking about the blackout of 1977.