Sturges Hall 313
1 College Circle Geneseo, NY 14454
Catherine Adams has been a member of the Geneseo faculty since 2007.
Ph.D., University of Illinois
Publications and Professional Activities
Love of Freedom: Black Women in Colonial and Revolutionary New England
HIST 221: Research in History:
Students will get an intensive introduction to the process of historical research and writing in a seminar setting. This course will acquaint students with research methods, train them to interpret primary sources and lead them through the conceptualization, research, drafting, and rewriting of an historical study. Prerequisites: 9 hours of college-level history credit, at least 3 hours of which must be at Geneseo; or junior standing. Multiple sections offered every fall & spring semester
HIST 353: Age of Amer Revolution:1763-89
Structure of American society, British colonial policy, American opposition, growth of revolutionary movements, independence and political revolution, military and diplomatic phases, social consequences of the Revolution, post-war economics, post-war politics, post-war society, the movement for a strong central government, the Philadelphia Convention, ratification of the Constitution; the inauguration of the new government. Prerquisites: HIST 220 and HIST 221 or the permission of the instructor. Not offered on a regular basis
HUMN 221: H/Western Humanities II
A search for moral, social, and political alternatives and meaning embodied in the institutions, culture, and literature of Western Civilization from 1600 to the present. The course is factual as well as conceptual, including a narrative history of the period covered. Prerequisite: Humn 220.