Macricostas School of Arts & Sciences

History : History Department Faculty

Herbert Janick

Warner Hall #224
Office Phone: (203) 837-8484


Ph.D., Fordham University, 1968
M.A., Canisius College, 1953
B.A., Holy Cross College, 1951

Teaching Interests:

The American City
American Architectural History

Dr. Janick taught for 29 years and, though he officially retired in 1998, he continued teaching full-time until May of 1999.  He still regularly teaches two courses at WestConn: an urban history course entitled “The American City,” and “Building America,” a history of American architecture.  For the past several years, Dr. Janick has been researching and writing WestConn’s What’s Newly-published centennial history, A People’s University: The Centennial History of Western Connecticut State University.