Sherri Cash, Ph.D.
Chair, History and International Studies
102 DePerno Hall

(315) 792-3147

Bachelor of Arts Degree • School of Arts and Sciences

History Major


Professor Sherri G. Cash, Ph.D.

Sherri G. Cash

, Ph.D.
Associate Professor of History

Phone: (315) 792-3147
Office: 102 DePerno Hall

Associate Professor Sherri Goldstein-Cash earned a Ph.D. from the University of Arizona in U.S. History. Professor Cash specializes in 19th century labor and women's history. Her research is on the Burned Over District of Upstate New York. ...More About Sherri G. Cash


Peter T. DeSimone

, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor History

Phone: (315) 792-3242
Office: 100 DePerno Hall

Assistant Professor Peter DeSimone earned a Ph.D. and M.A. from Ohio State University and a B.A. from Grand Valley State University. Prior to coming to Utica College he was a Graduate Research Associate at Hilander Library and Resource Center for Medieval Slavic Studies as well as adjunct faculty at Columbus State Community College. Peter enjoys playing and watching hockey, baseball, and traveling with family. ...More About Peter T. DeSimone


Christopher (Chris) J. Fobare

, M.A.
Assistant Professor of History

Phone: (315) 223-2524
Office: 113 DePerno Hall

Assistant Professor Chris Fobare is currently ABD. He completed a M.A. from the University of Massachusetts, Amherst and a B.A. from Utica College. His research focuses on the political history of the Civil War, Reconstruction, and the late nineteenth century American West. Prior to returning to Utica College Chris served as a teaching assistant at the University of Massachusetts, Amherst. In his spare time, he enjoys golfing and all things related to technology. ...More About Christopher J. Fobare

Professor David Wittner, Ph.D.

David G. Wittner

, Ph.D.
Professor of History

Phone: (315) 792-3332
Office: 124 DePerno Hall

David Wittner is a former Fulbright Fellow and is internationally recognized for his work on nineteenth century technology transfer. ...More About David G. Wittner