Dr. Joel J. Kassiola

College of Arts & Humanities, San Francisco State University

About Me



  • Ph.D. Princeton University; Political Philosophy 1974
  • M.A. Princeton University; Political Philosophy 1971
  • B.A. cum laude with Honors in Political Science, Phi Beta Kappa, Brooklyn College of The City University of New York; Political Science 1967

Professional Experience

  • Dean of The College of Behavioral and Social Sciences, San Francisco State University: 1995-2011
  • Dean of Undergraduate Studies, Brooklyn College, City University of New York: 1992-1995
  • American Council on Education Fellow, Haverford College, Haverford, PA: 1991-1992
  • Lecturer, Assistant Professor, Associate Professor and Professor of Political Science, Brooklyn College, City University of New York: 1968-1995
Education and Professional Experience
Teaching and
Research Interests
Teaching Philosophy
Academic Honors
Message for the College of BSS (link)
PLSI 353 - Political Theory of the Twentieth Century  
PLSI 354 - Politics, The Environment, and Social Change
PLSI/PHIL 150 Contemporary Moral and Political Issues
PLSI/PHIL 355 - The Politics and the Ethics of the Consumer Society
PLSI 275 - Introduction to Western Political Theory
College of BSS
San Francisco State University
Contact Information

Phone: (415) 338-3463
Fax: (415) 338-1980
Office: HSS 353
E-mail: kassiola@sfsu.edu

Dr. Joel J. Kassiola
College of Arts & Humanities
San Francisco State University
1600 Holloway Ave
San Francisco, CA 94132





Last updated January 31, 2012