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Rudolph J. (Rudy) Passler, PhD, International Affairs

Rudi Passler

University of Delaware


Professor, International Relations, Intercultural Open University Foundation, USA and NL

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Salem, New Jersey


1973 Ph.D., US History, University of Delaware, Newark, DE

Dissertation published as book: N. J. Federalist Party, 1976

1981 M.A., Management; Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI

1964 M.A., European History, University of Delaware, Newark, DE

1961 B.A, Education, Glassboro State College (Rowan), Glassboro, NJ


2007-Present Intercultural Open University Foundation, Professor

1973-2008 Salem Community College, NJ Professor (tenured)

1973-1980: Division Chair Arts and Sciences

1980-1992: Chair Social Science Cluster

1988-1994; Division II Chair (Liberal Arts)

1979-present Rutgers University, NJ Winter Seminars for Newly

Elected Municipal Officials in NJ

1978-1997 Glassboro State College (Rowan) Adjunct Professor

1973-1993 Wilmington University, DE Adjunct Professor, History

1971-1973 Herkimer County Community

College, NY Professor of History

1968- 1997 Extensive classes at Military Bases

Air Force, Army, Coast Guard,

FAA Instructor of History

1965-1968 Monmouth College, NJ Instructor: European History

1973-1997 Embry-Riddle University, FL

FAA Hughes Center Instructor of History


Fulbright Fellow, Pakistan, 1983

Fulbright Fellow, Grant to study in Egypt and Israel - 1981

Freedom's Foundation Grant, "Economics & Public Policy," June 1982

National Endowment for the Humanities, Fellowship, Columbia University, Summer 1980

National Endowment for the Humanities Fellowship, New York University, Summer 1976

Grants (2) - New Jersey Historical Commission, 1969-1970

Grants (2) - Noyes Foundation: 1970, 1971

New Jersey State Department of Labor & Industry, Teaching Consultant, 1979

Member - New Jersey Committee for the Humanities, 1975-1981

Soviet Union, Finland - month long tour - "Economics of Soviet Union," August 1982

Global Studies, Director (State Grant), 1986

Speaker: Rotary Club, Kiwanis Club, Lions Club, etc.

Morocco - One month tour, 1987

Grant-New Jersey Division of Community Affairs Seminars on Local Government in Salem County, 1990

Publications - University Press Book; Articles

Excellent Teaching Evaluations (Student and Administrative)

New Jersey Committee for the Humanities-Grants Awarding Community Member, 1975-1982

Tour Leader - Soviet Union, Mexico, England, Ireland, 1988

Soviet Union - Student Tour, College Credits, 1988

British Isles - Student Tour, College Credits, 1989

Mexico - Student Tours, College Credits, 1987-1991 (winters)

Czech Republic Tour, Summer 1992 and Summer 1993

Albania/Greek Tour, Summer of 1994

Frequent trips to Germany

Instructor - Distance Learning and four Video classes at Salem Community College

Instructor - Computer-based classes for FAA