Richard Taskin

Adjunct Professor, History, Political Science & Public Policy


Special Projects/Activities

Board of Directors Berkshire County Bar Advocates, Inc. 2006-present
Board of Directors Marty's T-Ball 2002-2015
Recordings for the Blind and Dyslexic 2000-2009
Member of the North Adams Board of Assessors 2010-present
Member of the Northern Berkshire Community Coalition Board of Directors 2013-present
Member Board of Trustees North Adams Public Library 2014-present

Research/Creative Interests

Publications include: Mind's Eye review essays; Entry in the Encyclopedia of the American Left; Entry in the Encyclopedia of New England History and Culture; Entry in the Encyclopedia of Jewish-American History and Culture

Contact Information

72 Porter Street



Office Hours

By appointment 



J.D., Northeastern University, 1995

M.A., Brown University, 1979

B.A., Wesleyan University, 1978


Courses Taught

Introduction to American History

Constitutional Law

Politics & the News Media

American Character/American Values