Major in History

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.


Peter T. DeSimone

, Ph.D.
Associate Professor History

Phone: (315) 792-3242
Office: 126 DePerno Hall

Associate 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.

Clemmie L. Harris

, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of History

Phone: (315) 792-3028
Office: 125 DePerno Hall

Assistant Professor Clemmie L. Harris earned his Ph.D. in American History, Africana Studies, Metropolitan Studies, and Public Affairs from the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia (2013). He also has an M.A. in American History from both U Penn (2006) and SUNY Albany (2002) as well as a B.A. from SUNY Albany (2001). Clem has taught as a Visiting Assistant Professor in African American Studies and Public Affairs at Syracuse University (2016-2017) and Wesleyan University (2015-2016).

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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