Featured History Students

Peter MaxhamPeter Maxham ’21
History Major with a Concentration in Adolescence Education

"I have had nothing but positive experiences with the History Department here at SJC. All of the professors have been really engaging and are more than willing to offer extra help or support, if necessary. With a wide variety of classes offered, one could easily find a history class that interests them."

Anthony RuggieroAnthony Ruggiero ’17 ’19
B.A. in History, Social Studies — Adolescence Education; M.A. in Special Education

"The SJC history department had a significant impact on my life and helped me reach my goals through various opportunities. I was fascinated with the vast amount of knowledge my professors offered during all of the classes I took. I was also given various opportunities to expand on my research and share my findings in symposiums and conferences. It was a great learning experience and helped me earn valuable skills needed for my career as a teacher."

Saudia ReidSaudia Reid ’18
Journalism and Media Studies, and History

“The history department is staffed by some of the most supportive and engaging professors. I was inspired by their passion for history and academia. The faculty works closely with their students and they were always available whenever necessary. I'm forever grateful for the help and inspiration that I received from Professor Dehne, Professor Maust and Professor Lehr.”

Michele CiprianoMichele Cipriano '17
History, Social Studies — Adolescence Education

"The History department at SJC has allowed me to explore my historical interests. There are a variety of history professors that all have different specialty areas, which allowed me to feel immersed in my different historical areas. The professors at SJC have helped me realize that I too wish to be a professor — hopefully at St. Joe's!"


Joseph GuzmanJoseph Guzman '16
History and Sociology Major

"The SJC History department fostered a challenging and enjoyable learning environment. Through caring pedagogy, SJC history professors provided me with much needed guidance while expanding my knowledge of domestic and global historical developments informing present-day circumstances. Their discernible passion for history and in-depth mentorship inspired me to develop my intellectual capacities to the fullest degree."