Faculty and Staff

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Roy P. Domenico

Chair and Professor


STT 308G

B.A., University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee
M.A., University of Connecticut
Ph.D., Rutgers University

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19th- and 20th-century European political and cultural, Italy


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U. Melissa Anyiwo

Associate Professor-Director Black Studies Concentration

STT. Thomas 308B

African American History & Culture, Vampire Studies, US History 1900-present

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Sean Brennan



STT 308C

B.A., Rockhurst University
M.A., Villanova University
Ph.D., University of Notre Dame

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Modern Europe and Modern Russia, European political, diplomatic, and religious history

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David J. Dzurec

Interim Dean College of Arts and Sciences and Professor


STT 210

B.A., Fairfield University
M.A., University of Connecticut
Ph.D., The Ohio State University

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Early United States, U.S. Foreign Relations, U.S. Environmental, American Jesuits

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Shuhua Fan



STT 308E

B.A., Sichuan Normal University
M.A. Jilin University
M.A., Ph.D., The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

Asian/East Asian/Chinese History, US-China Relations, Women in modern China, World History

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Christopher Gillett

Assistant Professor

STT 309B


(570) 941-6382

Ph.D., Brown University

Seventeenth-century religious and political history in the British world

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Aiala Levy

Assistant Professor


Ph.D. University of Chicago

Latin America, Atlantic World, world history, digital history

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Susan Poulson


STT 308H


B.A., George Washington University
M.A., Ph.D., Georgetown University

Recent America, American women

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Adam J. Pratt

Associate Professor


STT 308D

Ph.D., Louisiana State University

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Age of Jackson, the Civil War & Reconstruction, Native America

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Paul Sampson

Assistant Professor


STT 309C | 570-941-7427

Ph.D., Rutgers University

History of Science, Technology, Environment and Health; World History

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Robert W. Shaffern



STT 308F

B.A., DePaul University
M.A., Ph.D., University of Notre Dame

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Ancient, Medieval, early modern Europe

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Daniel Sweeney, S.J., Ph.D.

Assistant Professor


St. Thomas 309A | 570-941-5933

A.B., Georgetown University
M.A., Fordham University
M.Div., Jesuit School of Theology, Berkeley
Ph.D., University of Cambridge

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Willis M. Conover

Professor Emeritus


Ed.D., Montana State University

U.S. History, American West, geography

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Michael D. DeMichele

Professor Emeritus


B.S., The University of Scranton
M.A., Ph.D., The Pennsylvania State University

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Modern Europe, England, Ethnic Studies.

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Josephine M. Dunn

Professor Emeritus


B.A., B.F.A., University of Houston
M.A., Ph.D., University of Pennsylvania

Art History, Oral History, European cultural.

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Francis X.J. Homer

Professor Emeritus and University Historian


Ph.D., University of Virginia

Modern Europe, modern England, European diplomatic history

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Lawrence W. Kennedy

Professor Emeritus


A.B., A.M., Ph.D., Boston College

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U.S. History, Gilded Age, Progressive Era, urban, race and ethnicity; Modern Irish History

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Lee M. Penyak

Professor Emeritus


Ph.D.,The University of Connecticut

Latin America, gender, sexuality, religion, and haciendas

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W. Jeffrey Welsh

Professor Emeritus


LSC 312

American Colonies, U.S. Business History, Public History


Jennifer Kretsch

Faculty Secretary



STT 306

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