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Paul Moses


Location: 3157 Boylan Hall
Phone: 718.951.5000 x3640
Fax: 718.951.4612
Email:   Paul Moses's Web site

Paul Moses, a Brooklyn College graduate, returned to CUNY in 2001 after a 23-year career in daily journalism. He served as city editor, Brooklyn editor, City Hall bureau chief and religion writer at Newsday's New York City paper. As a rewrite man, he wrote lead stories on major news events ranging from the 9/11 attack to a 1991 subway crash that killed five people, the latter winning the Pulitzer Prize for Spot News Reporting. He also reported for The Associated Press and has written for Commonweal, America, The Village Voice, The Wall Street Journal, the New York Daily News, Hechinger Report, and elsewhere. He blogs for Commonweal magazine. His book The Saint and the Sultan: The Crusades, Islam and Francis of Assisi's Mission of Peace (Doubleday, 2009) won the 2010 Catholic Press Association award for best history book. His most recent book is An Unlikely Union: The Love-Hate Story of New York's Irish and Italians (NYU Press, 2015).

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