Maria Vecchio, PhD

Dr. Vecchio is Director of the Honors Program and Coordinates the Peer Review Teaching Project.

Field(s) of Interest/Expertise

My fields of interest are Women’s History, Latin America, Twentieth Century United States, and Europe from the French Revolution to the Present. I am very interested in Honors Education, direct the Felician College Honors Program, and have developed an Honors courses.

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 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


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.
Associate Professor Maria Vecchio
Office Location:
Kirby Hall 408
Contact Phone:
(201) 559-6017


PhD, Fordham University (1976)
MA, Fordham University (1972)
BS, Fordham University (1970)

Positions Held

Felician College, Assistant to Associate Professor (1985-present)
Pace University, Fordham University, New York Institute of Technology, Mercy College, College of Mount St. Vincent, Adjunct ( 1972-1990)