Category Archives: Faculty

Dr. Fan’s New Article on Life in a Chinese Treaty Port

Dr. Shuhua Fan’s most recent article “The Knight Brothers in Niuzhuang: U.S. Merchants & Foreign Life in a Small Chinese Treaty Port,” has been published in The Chinese Historical Review, Volume 27, No. 1 (May 2020): 1-31. https://www.tandfonline.com/doi/full/10.1080/1547402X.2020.1788864

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Dr. Shuhua Fan Wins 2020 CHUS Distinguished Service Award

Congratulations to Dr. Shuhua Fan! Dr. Fan was presented with the 2020 Distinguished Service Award from the Chinese Historians in the United States (CHUS) at the 2020 AHA in NYC. Dr. Fan’s Presentation: “International Debate about Francis Knight’s Scheme to … Continue reading

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The History Department makes the Royal News

  The History Department is featured in the newest issue of the Royal News: https://news.scranton.edu/articles/2019/12/news-major-growth-cj-history.shtml?utm_source=RoyalNews&utm_medium=Email&utm_content=UniversityNewsArticle1  

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Dr. Susan Poulson’s New Book on Suffrage

  Dr. Susan Poulson’s new book, titled Suffrage: The Epic Struggle for Women’s Right to Vote, has recently been published Praeger and is now available. The fight for women’s suffrage was a long and colorful struggle, beginning with a small … Continue reading

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Fr. Carbonneau on St. Ann’s Novena and Coal Mine Spirituality in Scranton

Fr. Rob Carbonneau recently spoke with WVIA about the place of St. Ann’s Novena in Scranton’s History.  The discussion is based on his article, “Coal Mines, St. Ann’s Novena and Passionist Spirituality in Scranton, Pennsylvania, 1902-2002”, in “American Catholic Studies”, … Continue reading

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Author Interview with Dr. Dzurec

Dr. David Dzurec recently posted to the “Author’s Corner” on the history blog, “The Way of Improvement Leads Home.”

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Dr. Dzurec on John Jay and the Algerian Crisis

Dr. David Dzurec recently contributed a guest post to the Papers of John Jay Blog: John Jay Confronts the Algerian Crisis    

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Dr. Shuhua Fan, Summer 2018- Presentation and Publication

Conference Presentation: “The Knight Brothers at Newchwang (Niuzhuang): Foreign Community in Mid-Nineteenth Century Chinese Treaty Ports,” at the June 21-23, 2018 Annual Conference of the Society for Historians of American Foreign Relations, Philadelphia, PA. Publication: Chinese edition of The Harvard-Yenching … Continue reading

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Dr. Aiala Levy: Collaborative Reading and Note-Taking: How to Foster a Forum Using Google Docs

Be sure to check out this article written by Dr. Aiala Levy in the April 2018 Perspectives magazine. https://www.historians.org/publications-and-directories/perspectives-on-history/april-2018/collaborative-reading-and-note-taking-how-to-foster-a-forum-using-google-docs      

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Dr. Shuhua Fan Appointed to the Pennsylvania Governor’s Advisory Commission on Asian Pacific American Affairs

Congratulations to Dr. Shuhua Fan who was sworn in as a member of the Pennsylvania Governor’s Advisory Commission on Asian Pacific American Affairs this past Monday. The Governor’s Advisory Commission on Asian Pacific American Affairs, which was created by Executive … Continue reading

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