Dr. Maria Vecchio

Dr. Maria Vecchio

Assistant Professor
Criminal Justice
Phone: 201.559.6017 Ext. 6234
Email: RobertielloG@felician.edu

Academic Accomplishments
  • PhD, Fordham University (1976)
  • MA, Fordham University (1972)
  • BS, Fordham University (1970)
Biography

Born in Corona, New York, I graduated from the former Holy Cross Academy on 42nd Street and 8th Avenue in New York City over fifty years ago. I settled with my husband in New Jersey and am a grandmother of three.

Field(s) of Interest/Expertise

Europe from the French Revolution to the Present. Women’s History, Latin America, United States from the American Revolution through the Cold War.

Courses Taught at Felician University
  • HIST 101 Ancient Societies through the Middle Ages
  • HIST 103 The Age of Nationalism
  • HIST 104 World War I to the present
  • HIST 110 World Geography and Culture
  • HIST 130 Honors The Enlightenment
  • HIST 210 The Family in American History
  • HIST 220 Latin America
  • HIST 315 Women in History
  • HIST 340 Aging in America
  • HIST 420 The Renaissance
  • PSCI 101 Introduction to Political Science
Publications/Research
  • Dissertation: The Influence of Republican Ideology on New Yorkers, 1775-1801: An Examination of the British Libertarian Heritage.
  • Voyages in World History
  • Listed in Acknowledgements for role in editing Valerie Hansen and Kenneth R. Curtis’s textbook, Voyages in World History, Wadsworth Cengage Learning, 2010.
  • Felician College Honors Program
  • In Peterson’s Guide to Honors Programs.
  • The Honors Program at Felician College
  • National Collegiate Honors Council Northeast Regional Newsletter, Fall 1994.
  • Formulating a One-Credit Honors Seminar
  • Co-authored with Dr. Margaret Gardineer, Felician College, National College Honors Council
  • Northeast Regional Newsletter, Fall 1994.
  • Chapter on English history and revisions in chapter on the French Revolution in Robin Winks’ textbook, World Civilization: a Brief History
  • Collegiate Press, 1992. Acknowledgement appears in List of Contributors.
  • High School and College Spanned Via Bridge Program
  • Paceworld, January-February, 1981.
Positions Held
  • Associate Professor of History, Felician University, 1985 to present
  • Academic Success Coach, Academic Success Center, 2017 to present
  • Director, Honors Program, Felician University, 1989-2014
  • Faculty Moderator, Model UN, 2004-2014 Adjunct (1972-1990): Pace University
  • Fordham University
  • New York Institute of Technology
  • Mercy College
  • College of Mount St. Vincent