Greg Caggiano is a published author, historian, and lecturer. He holds a degree in history from New Jersey City University. Since 2014, Greg has worked as an instructor for Brookdale Community College in their Lifelong Learning department. There he offers lectures and courses on different historical topics, such as the American Civil War, early American political history, the assassinations of Abraham Lincoln and John F. Kennedy, witchcraft and the inquisition, the history of liquor, Prohibition on the Jersey Shore, and New Jersey legends and folklore. He also works as a field guide for Brookdale’s Ocean Institute on Sandy Hook, which focuses on local marine life, maritime history, and the history of the US Military’s presence at Fort Hancock.
In his spare time, Greg has served on the Board of Directors of the Atlantic Highlands Historical Society since 2013. It is housed at the Strauss Mansion Museum. His first book, published in the fall of 2014, detailed the legends and hauntings surrounding the historic Victorian mansion. His writing has twice been featured in the New Jersey history magazine Garden State Legacy. He has also been quoted or linked in the New York Daily News, New York Times, Texas Monthly, Lancaster New Era, and Asbury Park Press. Greg is frequently interviewed for local history columns in two area newspapers, the Two River Times and The Journal. Non-writing related, he is an avid hockey fan, coaching the sport at several schools and institutions since 2007.
You can reach out to Greg by using the contact form on this website. He is available for speaking engagements to your group or organization.