Boria Sax, PhD

Boria Sax

Title: Intellectual History Studies Educator
Company: Mercy College
Location: White Plains, New York, United States

Boria Sax, PhD, Intellectual History Studies Educator at Mercy College, has been recognized by Marquis Who’s Who Top Educators for dedication, achievements, and leadership in cultural studies and higher education.

An adjunct professor of English and cultural studies at Mercy College since 1984, Dr. Sax has amassed more than 35 years of professional excellence in his areas of expertise. He also serves as an adjunct professor at the State University of Illinois, a role he has held since 2005. Prior to these appointments, he was the director of Online Academy Research, Development, and Training at Mercy College, an instructor at Audrey Cohen College and the New York Botanical Garden, and an adjunct professor at Pace University. Alongside his primary endeavors, he has also been a mentor and facilitator in the Sloan-C Certificate in Online Teaching Program with The Sloan Consortium, Inc., since 2012, as well as a college instructor with the Hudson Link for Higher Education in Prison since 2006.

A human rights activist, Dr. Sax has worked extensively with Amnesty International, Helsinki Watch, Human Rights Internet, and Nature in Legend and Story, a nonprofit organization he founded earlier in his career. A prolific author, he has also penned such books as “Stealing Fire” in 2014, “Imaginary Animals” in 2013, and “City of Ravens” in 2011. He has also contributed a number of articles to professional journals.

In recognition of his exceptional contributions to his fields, Dr. Sax was honored with a Lifetime Achievement Award by Hudson Link in 2013, an Eisenstein-DeLacy Award by the National Congress of Independent Scholars with Mercy College in 2010, and the Best New Course Award by the Humane Society of the United States in 2007. He has further been the recipient of several grants from Mercy College, Pace University, and the New York Council for the Humanities.

Dr. Sax holds a Bachelor of Arts from the University of Chicago and a Master of Arts and Doctor of Philosophy from the State University of New York at Buffalo. Notably, he has been included in several editions of Who’s Who in America and Who’s Who in American Education. Looking toward the future, he hopes to continue experiencing the growth and success of his career.

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