Bruce Altschuler is a Professor Emeritus of Political Science at SUNY Oswego who retired in 2013 and moved to Brooklyn. His main teaching fields were the US presidency, elections, mass media, and popular culture and politics.
He is the author or co-author of seven books, most recently Seeing Through the Screen: Interpreting American Political Film (Lexington Books, 2017) and the winner of the SUNY Chancellor’s Award for Excellence in Scholarship and Creative Activities. His commentary for public radio won awards from the New York State Associated Press Broadcasters Association and Syracuse Press Club. Since his retirement, he has become active in Brooklyn For Peace and continued his involvement in United University Professions, the largest higher education union in the United States.