Lawson Bowling

Lawson Bowling

Professor, History
(914) 323-5316

About Me

Professor Lawson Bowling has taught history at Manhattanville since 1984. Dr. Bowling holds a PhD in American history from Columbia University and a MS in education from the University of Pennsylvania. He teaches courses on the 20th century, America, Italy, World War II, and the history of sports. Dr. Bowling is the author of Shapers of the Great Debate on the Great Society: A Biographical Dictionary (Greenwood Press, 2005), and he has published articles on such figures in American sports history as John Wooden. He is a member of the American Historical Association, the Organization of American Historians, the New York Historical Society, the California Historical Society, the North American Society for Sport History, the Society for Military History, and the Penn Club of New York.

Current Courses
American Sports History
Development of America I
Sport, Play & the Good Life
Topics in the History of Business
American History, PhD, Columbia University
Education, MS, University of Pennsylvania
BA, Emory University
Feature Publications


Shapers of the Great Debate on The Great Society

Greenwood, 2005