Helena Waddy

Emeritus Professor of History

Helena Waddy has been a member of the Geneseo faculty since 1985.

Professor Waddy is a specialist in the history of modern Europe.

Helena Waddy

Curriculum Vitae


  • Ph.D., University of California, San Diego


  • Oberammergau in the Nazi Era: The Fate of a Catholic Village in Hitler's Germany (Oxford University Press 2010)

  • Images of Faith: Expressionism, Catholic Folk Art, and the Industrial Revolution(University of Georgia Press, 1991)

Research Interests

  • Modern Germany
  • Contemporary Europe
  • Social and Cultural History