Dr. Greg Rabb

Dr. Greg Rabb
Social Sciences & Business
Primary Campus
Jamestown Campus
Phone Number
Professor, Political Science

Dr. Greg Rabb is a professor of political science at Jamestown Community College. He is also a national mentor and consultant to the College Board for the teaching of Advanced Placement (AP) in Government and Politics, and an adjunct lecturer in political science at Buffalo State College. Outside of campus, Rabb has been president and councilman at large of the Jamestown City Council 2008-2017, a City of Jamestown marriage officer since 2011, and delegate to the 2012 Democratic National Convention from New York U.S. House District 27.

Rabb has received numerous awards for his dedication and advocacy for social justice and human rights, including the Sarah G. Metzger Award, Excellence in Leadership Award, SUNY Chancellor’s Award for Excellence in Teaching, T. Richard Parker Memorial Award for Social Justice, Unitarian Universalist Congregation Award for Social Justice, Jamestown Community College Faculty Award for Excellence​, EMBRACE WNY Award, and multiple fellowships.

Degree Institution
J.D. State University of New York at Buffalo
M.A. in Urban Planning University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign
B.A. in Political Science Canisius College
Publications and Awards
  • 2019-2020 Richard P. Nathan Public Policy Fellow, SUNY Rockefeller Institute for Local Governance
  • 2008-2017 President, Jamestown City Council
  • 2014 Sarah G. Metzger Award, "Outstanding Contributions to Further Human Rights" Housing Opportunities Made Equal (HOME)
  • 2013 "Excellence in Leadership" Award, Stonewall Democrats of Western New York
  • 2011 SUNY Chancellor’s Award for Excellence in Teaching
  • 1994 T. Richard Parker Memorial Award for Social Justice
  • 1994 Recipient of the Unitarian Universalist Congregation Award for Social Justice for support and protection of civil liberties of gays, lesbians, and their families
  • 1987 Jamestown Community College Faculty Award for Excellence​
  • EMBRACE WNY Award as a “strong and courageous advocate for our lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgendered Western New York citizens”
  • Palestinian American Research Center Fellowship for Summer Study in Palestine
  • East Asian Fellowship, Columbia University
  • Holocaust Fellowship, Northwestern University
  • Fulbright Fellow for Summer Study in the Netherlands

Gregory P. Rabb and Joyce Kaufman: "International Negotiations Modules Project" in Part Three "Educating Peacebuilders" in "Peacebuilding in Community Colleges: A Teaching Resource (2013) US Institute of Peace, Washington, DC, David Smith, editor.

Gregory P. Rabb, Rosalind Latiner Raby, and Joyce Kaufman: "The International Negotiation Modules Project: Using Stimulation to Enhance Teaching and Learning Strategies in the Community College" in Part Three "Reaching Underserved Populations" in "Post-Secondary Education and Technology: A Global Perspective on Opportunities and Obstacles to Development" (2012) Palgrave Macmillan, NY, Rebecca Clothe et al., editors.


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