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Gabriel Tennen

PhotoPhD Candidate

Interests: New York City politics and culture, 20th century U.S. urban history

Gabe S. Tennen's research focuses on political and cultural history in 20th century New York City. Prior to arriving at Stony Brook University, he completed a MA in Liberal Studies from the CUNY Graduate Center, and a BA in Urban Studies from Eugene Lang College at the New School. He has also worked professionally in the field of public history with the Museum of the City of New York, the New-York Historical Society, and Franklin D. Roosevelt Four Freedoms Park. 


Advisor: Robert Chase




  • Best Seminar Paper, Stony Brook University Department of History, 2019: "New York City, The 51st State: Norman Mailer, Jimmy Breslin, and the Politics of Imagination."