Visiting Professor of History
“Digital Sing Sing: Specters of the Incarcerated “
Roger Panetta Ph.D. is a retired history professor who taught at Fordham University. He edited Westchester: The American Suburb(Fordham University Press 2006) and Dutch New York: The Roots of Hudson Valley Culture (Fordham University Press 2009). He co-edited On Shattered Ground: A Civil War Mosaic (Penguin books 2013). He also co-authored The Hudson: An Illustrated Guide to the Living River (Rutgers University Press rev. second edition 2010) and authored The Tappan Zee and the Forging of the Rockland Suburb (Historical Society of Rockland County 2010) and Kingston: The IBM Years (Overlook Press 2014). He served as curator of the Hudson River Digital Collection at Fordham University and was elected to the New York Academy of History. He is currently working on The Inescapable Shadow: A History of the Original Sing Sing Cell Block 1825-1925 and The Rise of the Prison Museum in America.