Lloyd Ultan

Lloyd Ultan

Professor of History, Department of Social Sciences and History



  • World History
  • Heritage of the Past


  • History and development of The Bronx, New York


  • BA, Hunter College
  • MA, Columbia University

Academic Profile

Lloyd Ultan is highly recognized both for his teaching ability and for his scholarship and research. He attributes his success to his desire to discover and to share his wealth of knowledge with others. He has been interviewed on numerous television, radio, and internet talk shows in North America, Europe and Asia and has appeared in several documentaries. He is the author of more than ten books, some of which have been on bestseller lists and have won book awards, as well as over 1,100 newspaper, magazine, and journal articles. Often, he is quoted by print and electronic news media. He is in demand as a guest lecturer in classes at other colleges, universities, and institutions.

Civically active, Lloyd Ultan serves in the appointed government office of Bronx Borough Historian and helped found the Bronx Council on the Arts. His years of service also includes the president of the Bronx County Historical Society, board member of the National Shrine of the Bill of Rights, board member of the Bronx Civic League, chairman of the Bronx Week Commission, member of the New York City Department of Cultural Affairs Programs Guideline Committee and member of the New York City Mayor’s Task Force on Spontaneous Memorials. In 1998, Lloyd Ultan was named a Centennial Historian of New York City. All this provides him with a more practical perspective on historical events and movements which he brings with him into the classroom.

Lloyd Ultan received the award for outstanding teaching from his college of the university, and Fairleigh Dickinson University named him a Distinguished Faculty Member for his research and scholarship. His profile appears in Who’s Who in America and in other Who’s Who titles. In 2020, the International Association of Who’s Who recognized Lloyd Ultan as one of America’s most influential educators.


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