June 2023

Italians, Eugenics and Restrictive Immigration Laws

Dr. Richard Graziano

Recently retired after a fifty-one-year career in education as a high school social studies teacher, college professor, department chair and program director. He earned his doctoral degree from Hofstra University.

Since retirement, Richard has volunteered as a docent at the High Line and at the Manhattan Family History Center, helping people seeking help with family history, especially those with an interest in Italian genealogy. He has been involved in genealogy for about seven years, an IGG member for six and, since 2019, has been the editor of the IGG newsletter and a member of the IGG Board of Directors. He also writes and publishes a family genealogy newsletter that is distributed to cousins around the United States.
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Richard Graziano