Bachelor of Arts Degree • School of Arts and Sciences

History Major


Professor Sherri Cash

Sherri G. Cash

, Ph.D.
Associate Professor of History

Phone: (315) 792-3147
Office: 101 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: 126 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: 125 DePerno Hall

Chris Fobare is a U.S. historian who specializes in the political history of the Civil War and Reconstruction, the Gilded Age, and the Progressive Era. His research examines the evolution of political ideology from Reconstruction to the presidential election of 1912, with a particular emphasis on the role that the nation's transition from an agricultural to an industrial political economy played in fostering a modern two party system in the early twentieth century. ...More About Christopher J Fobare

Professor David Wittner

David G. Wittner

, Ph.D.
Professor of History

Phone: (315) 792-3332
Office: 100 DePerno Hall

David Wittner is a former Fulbright Fellow and is internationally recognized for his work on nineteenth century technology transfer. He is a Professor of East Asian History and received his Ph.D. from The Ohio State University. ...More About David G. Wittner


Sherri Cash, Ph.D.
History Department Chair
102 DePerno Hall

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