The History faculty is a distinguished crew. Emeriti professors Kathy Roper and Ronald Isetti won "Professor of the Year" awards.  In 2013-2014, the honor went to Professor Myrna Santiago. In 2011, Professor Carl Guarneri won the Faculty Researcher-Scholar Award for his work on United States history, particularly the Civil War.  In 2012, Brother Charles Hilken won the Faculty Service Award for his dedication to our student body and his devotion to the College. In 2013, Professor Gretchen Lemke-Santangelo won the Faculty Researcher-Scholar Award for her work on the history of American women. Congratulations to an outstanding department! 

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Katherine Roper Professor

   School of Liberal Arts

Galileo Hall - 314

Office Hours:
Tuesday: 09:40am - 10:40pm (and by prior appt)
Tuesday: 1:30pm - 2:30pm
Thursday: 09:40am - 10:40am (and by prior appt)

Phone: (925) 631-4857
Fax: (925) 631-4490
Email: [email protected]
Mail: P.O. Box P. O. Box 4730, Moraga, CA 94575-4730

Courses Recently Taught:

  • Collegiate Seminar 122: Renaissance, 17th and 18th Century Thought
  • Collegiate Seminar 123: Nineteenth and Twentieth Century Thought
  • Collegiate Seminar 20/120: Greek Thought
  • Collegiate Seminar 21/121: Roman/Early Christian/Medieval Thought
  • History 100: Eastern Europe Since 1945: The Rise and Fall of Stalinism
  • History 103: Experience of World War I in Film, Art, Literature
  • History 105: Modern and Postmodern Approaches to History
  • History 110: European Revolutions: 1789 - 1989
  • History 116: Nineteenth Century Europe
  • History 117: Twentieth Century Europe
  • History 118: History Through Fiction: 19th Century Europe
  • History 119: Germany: From the Third Reich to 1998
  • History 4: Western Civilization
  • History 5: Western Civilization
  • JANUARY TERM: Bullock's Hitler/Stalin
  • JANUARY TERM: Experience of World War I in Film
  • JANUARY TERM: Rewriting Orwell in the light of 1989
  • January Term: The Sixties Through Film
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Saint Mary's College of California
1928 Saint Mary's Road
Moraga, CA 94575
(925) 631-4000
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