Sturges Hall 6
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
Fall 2016 Classes
HIST 302: Res-Hist:Family Histories
This is one of two required skills-based seminars in the History major that form prerequisites for upper level classes. This course is focused on critical analysis of historical evidence and instructi
on in historical research methods and writing. Students read, evaluate, and critique a range of different types of primary source evidence, practice locating and retrieving reliable primary and secondary sources, and use these skills to support the crafting of historical arguments in both short papers and
longer research projects. All sections will focus on a specific set of historical issues and/or events chosen by the instructor and class content emphasizes work with primary sources specific to
the seminar topic. The class is reading and writing intensive. Majors may take HIST 301 and 302 in any sequence, and should plan to complete both HIST 301 and 302 during the sophomore or junior year. Prerequisites: Sophomore standing or higher. Multiple sections offered every fall & spring semester.