Dr. Patrick M. Albano of the Fairmont State University Department of Social Sciences recently presented a paper titled, "Victor and the Vanquished: Union and Confederate Veterans Organizations 1865-1900," at Drew University, Caspersen Graduate School, in Madison, N.J.
Albano, an FSU assistant professor, teaches World Civilization, U.S. History and Diplomatic History and was also chosen to develop and teach a course on the History of Intelligence and Espionage. He holds a Bachelor of Arts in History and Political Science from Rutgers University in Newark, N.J.; a Master of Business Administration from Rutgers University Graduate School of Management; a Master of Arts in History with an emphasis on U.S. History from the East Stroudsburg University Graduate School in Stroudsburg, Pa.; and a Doctor of Letters in Humanities, Intellectual and Cultural History, Modern History and Literature from Drew University. His doctoral thesis earned him the Robert L. Chapman Prize for creative thought and excellent prose style. Albano has also conducted post-graduate work at Temple University in Philadelphia.