Dean Pappas

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Dean Pappas

Dean Pappas is a Baltimore, Maryland socialist.

New American Movement

In 1975, Dean Pappas was a member of the Port City New American Movement.[1]

In 1980 Dean Pappas, Baltimore, was a delegate to the December 12-14 Chicago, National Council meeting of the New American Movement[2].

New American Movement 10th convention

In 1981 Richard Healey and Dean Pappas, Co-Chairs of the Commission led a meeting entitled Political Education Commission at the 10th Convention of the New American Movement. The convention was held in a union headquarters in Chicago and ran from July 29 - August 2, 1981.

Pappas also led a workshop entitled Introduction to Gramsci at the Convention.[3]


Dean Pappas attendeded the Democratic Socialists of America, November 9, 1989 national convention in Maryland.[4]

Working with Mikulski

Dean Pappas, an activist whose strong antiwar views were honed during the Vietnam War era, when he stood, often shoulder to shoulder, with the late Philip Berrigan, the “Dissenter Emeritus,” in opposing the evils of the American Empire. Pappas said: “I have actually known [Sen.] Barbara Mikulski for over 40 years. We worked together. I was really proud of what she did in standing up to U.S. imperialism in Central America."[5]


  1. NAM Discussion bulletin, no. 11, September 1975, page v
  2. NAM National Council meeting notice Dec 12 1980
  3. NAM 10th Convention Agenda, July 29, 1981
  4. Democratic Left, Jan./Feb. 1990, page 9
  5. Bearing Witness To Sen. Mikulski's Complicity in the War, Baltimore, MD - August 3, 2007