Faculty Bio

Gary E. Bittner, Ph.D.

Professor, Behavioral Science/Sociology


  • B.Ed, Kent State University
  • M.P.A. Kent State University
  • Ph.D. The Catholic University of America


  • Developmental Social Theory
  • Contemporary Social Theory
  • American Social Problems
  • Ethnic-Minority Relations
  • Urban Sociology

Research Interests

  • Urban issues with attention to York City
  • International peace and security
  • Ethnic conflicts in Europe and the United States


  • Fulbright Scholar to Austria
  • N.G.O. delegate to the United Nations
  • Board member, University Center for Peace Research, Vienna. Austria
  • Scientific Committee, Institute Of Peace, Vienna, Austria
  • Invited Lecturer for the Austro-American Society and U,S. Department of State

Recent Publications

  • “The Fiscal Crisis and U.S. Foreign Policy” in Wiener Blatter (forthcoming).
  • “United States and Economic Nationalism” in Weiner Blatter, September, 2009.
  • “United States Exceptionalism and Foreign Policy” in Wiener Blatter, September 2010.