Author Archives: David J. Dzurec

Dr. Brennan interviewed about the history of St. Patrick’s Day

Dr. Sean Brennan was recently interviewed on the website The Manual about the origins and history of St. Patrick’s Day.  You can check out the full article here.  

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Dr. Adam Pratt Hosts Humanities-in-Action

Dr. Adam Pratt recently hosted a Humanities-in-Action lecture with New York Times reporter Eric Schmitt and City of Scranton Mayor Paige Cognetti.  The event was sponsored by The University of Scranton Slattery Center for the Humanities.  The student-run Aquinas also ran … Continue reading

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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.

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Brandon Golden ’14 Reflects on the History Major and Medical School

Brandon Golden recently shared a bit about how his experience as a history major at the University of Scranton prepared him for medical school: History Degree to MD After attending a prestigious medical school and securing a position at a … Continue reading

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Student Research Celebrates Hispanic Heritage Month

  Students in Dr. Aiala Levy’s Colonial Latin America course, in conjunction with the Multicultural Center, designed an exhibit to Celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month.  The student research focused on the Aztecs and their environment, religion, and the Atlantic World.  The … 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:  

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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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Department Picnic 2019

The History Department held its end of the year picnic on the Saturday before Senior Week.  Faculty, staff, and the History and International Studies seniors all gathered to celebrate the accomplishments of the last four years.  Congratulations Class of 2019!

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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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