History Department
Loyola  University
New Orleans, Louisiana 70118
Director of Summer Study Program, Loyola at Leuven, Belgium .
Director of The Loyola Institute for the Study of Catholic Culture and Tradition
Office: 1-504-865-2564
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B.A. Philosophy with a minor in History. Notre Dame Seminary New Orleans, 1963.
Università Pontifica Gregoriana, Rome, 1963-64.
M.A. Saint Louis University, 1966. European History with minor in U.S. History.
Fulbright Fellowship to University of Marburg, Germany, 1967.
Ph.D. in Modern European History, Saint Louis University, 1970.

Academic Career

Summer 1967, Lecturer in History, Saint Louis University.
Spring 1968, Instructor in History, Northern Michigan University.
1968-1970, Instructor in History, Loyola University, New Orleans.
1970-1974, Assistant Professor of History, Loyola University.
1974-1985, Associate Professor of History, Loyola University.
1985-, Professor of History, Loyola University.


1994. Loyola University College of Arts and Sciences "Excellence in Teaching Award."
2000. Loyola University Distinguished Professor Award, "Dux Academicus."
2002. Honorary Professor, University of Banat, Timisoara, Romania.
2002. Visiting Scholar, Catholic University of Leuven, Belgium.
2004. Appointed Provost II Distinguished Professor, Loyola University

          Honorary member of the Central European Academy of Sciences and Arts


Belgium: A History, (New York: Peter Lang, 2002).

With Rosemary Cook, German Americans, (Vero Beach, Florida: Rourke, 1991).

With James Watson, Louisiana Labor from Slavery to "Right to Work", (Lanham: University Press of America, 1985).


Edited Works

Women and War from Antiquity to the Present: An Encyclopedia (Santa Barbara: ABC-CLIO, 2006), 2 vols.

Europe since 1945: An Encyclopedia, (New York: Garland/Taylor & Francis, 2001).

An Introduction to the Thought of Antonio Rosmini, (New Orleans: Loyola University, 2000)

Co-editor with Donald Horward, Kyle Eidahl, and Karl Roider, Selected Papers of the Consortium on Revolutionary Europe 1995, (Tallahassee: Florida State, 1995).


Recent Articles and Chapters


"The Rights of Linguistic and Cultural Minorities in Post-1945 Europe," in Human Rights in Europe since 1945, edited by Antoine Fleury and Carole Fink. (Geneva: Peter Lang, 2003), pp. 85-104.


"The United States and Romania during World War I and the Peace Settlement: Divided Counsels," in La fin de la Première Guerre mondiale et la nouvelle architecture géopolitique européenne, edited by George Cipaianu and Vasile Vesa (Cluj: Presses Universitaires de Cluj, 2000),pp. 45-61.


"Ethno-Nationalism, Regionalism, and the New Europe," in L'Europe au XXe siècle éléments pour un Bilan, edited by Thomas Schramm, (Poznan:Instytut Historii UAM, 2000), pp. 347-363.


"Inquiry Group of Woodrow Wilson and the Peace Treaty with Bulgaria," Macedonian Review , 1999, IV:84-94; in Bulgarian, IV: 71-83.


"Augusto Del Noce, Reinhold Niebuhr, e Walter Lipmann, parallelismi e convergenze" Rassegna Siciliana di Storia e Cultura, III (7) August 1999, pp. 5-15.