Peter L. de Rosa Resume


Instructor: History, Business English, Writing, ESL. 1981-

Bridgewater State University (current)
Boston Center for Adult Education, Boston School for Modern Languages, Merrimack College, Newbury College, Milwaukee Area Technical College, Salem State College, and University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee.

Designed, researched, organized, and presented courses to college students, adults, and foreign professionals. Trained students to write, research, analyze, and solve problems. Counseled and evaluated students. Coordinated course with television series. Team taught. Designed 15 simulations and revised 2 others for classroom use. Tutored reading and mathematics. Courses consistently have waiting lists.

Courses taught include: The Civil War, England since 1688, Europe since Napoleon, First Year Seminar: Baseball and American Society, History of the Anglican Church, A History of Baseball, Ireland: A TV History, Second World War In Europe, Second World War in the Pacific, Second Year Seminar: Baseball and New England Society, 20th Century Europe, U.S. History I and II, U.S. History and Government, Western Civilization I and II, World History I and II, World Religions, and various ESL and writing courses.

Assistant to the Director, Western Civilization Program, Marquette University. 1981-82
Implemented TSAR for student evaluation. Taught staff computer and teaching methods. Rewrote manual for training purposes. Recruited and trained successor.

Assistant Director, Western Civilization Program, Marquette University. 1980-81
Supervised 11 instructors and 1200 students. Solved internal problems. Advised Director on program development and curriculum planning.

Teaching and Research Assistantships, Marquette University. 1974-82
Researched data in European archives. Analyzed wage and census data. Indexed economic and historical journals. Led discussion groups. Taught courses.

Campaign Management, Ripon, WI. 1972
Comanaged state senate and mayoral campaigns. Handled press relations and media advertising. Wrote speeches. Conducted strategic planning, polling, and fundraising.


163 articles, papers, and reviews published.

Articles have appeared in Ancients, Biographical Dictionary of American Sports: Outdoor Sports, Bridgewater Review, The Canadian Wargamers Journal, The Conservative Press in Twentieth-Century America, Eire-Ireland, Encyclopedia of American Studies,, Game!, Games & Education, Games In Education: History and Social Sciences, The Great Depression and the New Deal: A Thematic Encyclopedia, The Independent Scholar, The International Military Encyclopedia, The Journal of Libertarian Studies, New Perspectives on the Belgian Revolution, RPGnet, Simulacrum, the Strategist, and Web-Grognards.

Baseball history papers, course materials and book review distributed by The Society for American Baseball Research.
Review essays, and book, simulation, and web site reviews published in Choice, The Historian, Simulacrum, and the Strategist.
Designed scenarios and rules revisions for 10 military and business simulations.
Stratagem published by the Educational Resources Information Center.

Editor and Publisher: Academic Gaming Review
Consultant/Reviewer for Choice, 1986 to Present.
Associate Editor, Strategist. 1998-2000
17 presentations to business, civic, and university groups.
Experience includes archival, library, and online research, freelance writing, editing, textbook reviewing, and business history projects.

Community Activities:

Directed historical projects, education program, library and archives, and managed budgets and building for church/city historical landmark (NRHP/HABS). Organized Society for American Baseball Research conference. Rebuilt local branch of historical re-enactment society. Historian and archivist for civic organizations.

Memberships include Marquette University Alumni Association, Norfolk County Rail Road Club, Ripon College Alumni Association, The Society for American Baseball Research, Society for Military History, and Trinity Episcopal Church.


Cert., McIntire School of Commerce, University of Virginia. 1986
Courses: Accounting, Business Policy, Finance, MIS/Computer Applications, Marketing, Organizational Management.

Ph.D., Modern European History. Economics minor. Marquette University. 1983
 Honors: Pi Gamma Mu, Smith Family Scholarship, Marquette University Scholarship
Economics Fellowship. Institute for Humane Studies. 1980
M.A., Medieval History. Marquette University. 1976
Education Program. University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh. 1973
A.B., History. Ripon College. 1972. Honors: Phi Alpha Theta. Dean's List.