Philip J. Pauly, Active Faculty, Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, died on April 02, 2008. Professor Pauly was a member of the History Department.
University Professor of History Philip J. Pauly, 57, of Brooklyn, N.Y., passed away after suffering from Lymphoma for two years. A professor at the University since 1981, he regularly taught the courses History of Exploration, History of Science and Society, Reading and Writing about Nature, and Science in American Culture.
This semester, he was teaching Science in American Culture and the undergraduate history seminar, Garden States: Cultivating the History of American Horticulture.
They reflected his research interests in American horticulture, one of the fields he had been working on for a number of years.
He is the author of a number of works, and his newest book, "Fruits and Plains: The Horticultural Transformation of America," was published in February by Harvard University Press.
He was very active in the History of Technology, Environment and Health program within the department of History.
He is survived by his wife, Michele H. Bogart, a professor at the State University of New York, Stony Brook University; and his son, Nicholas Pauly, a Rutgers College sophomore.