Dr. Anthony Alioto, Chair
Dr. Anthony Alioto, professor of history, has served as the Althea W. and John A. Schiffman chair in ethics, religious studies and philosophy at Columbia College since 2002.
Alioto joined Columbia College in 1981. During his tenure, he has been selected as Teacher of the Year, Outstanding Professor of the Year and Faculty Member of the Year. He also was selected as the 1996 recipient of the Governor’s Award for Excellence in Teaching.
He is the author of “A History of Western Science,” as well as a work of fiction entitled “Toad Familiar,” which is based upon quantum theory, ancient religions and Eastern philosophy.