Tibor Farkas

Professor Emeritus

Dr. Tibor Farkas’ career spanned four decades at Marymount Manhattan College as a professor of Political Science and a highly involved and beloved member of the faculty. During his tenure, Tibor served on numerous committees and taskforces, led the Division of Social Sciences as chair, and worked tirelessly as the Pre-Law Advisor and webmaster, among others. 

Dr. Farkas taught a long list of courses in Political Science including Introduction to Politics and Government, American Government, Writing About Controversial Issues in American Law and Politics, Criminal Justice, Criminology, Totalitarian Systems, Nazi Germany, and numerous Senior Seminars and independent studies. Dr. Farkas also oversaw numerous travel study courses to China, Japan, Soviet Union, and Eastern Europe.

On multiple occasions, he presented his research at the Northeastern Political Science Association and New York faculty forums, and was key in developing and implementing online courses at MMC in the early 2000s.

After officially retiring from the College in 2008, Tibor continued to periodically teach courses in politics and was presented with an honorary Doctorate of Humane Letters at the 2013 Commencement Ceremony.


Professor Emeritus


Political Science



Licencie en Science Politiques et Diplomatiques, Universite Libre de Bruxelles, 1961

The New School for Social Research, Ph.D., 1968