History: Faculty
& Staff


Mary Cooney-Robinson, Ph.D.

Chairperson of the Department of History
Associate Professor


  • Ph.D., Florida State University
  • M.A., Florida State University
  • B.A., University of Nebraska at Omaha

Recent publications

  • Regulars in the Secular Realm: The Benedictines of the Congregation of Saint-Maur in the Eighteenth Century Scranton: Scranton University Press, 2008.
  • “Review of Bollandistes saints et legends: Quatre siècles de recherché,” Catholic Historical Review 94, no. 2 (April 2008): (forthcoming).
  • “Review of Treatiste on Monastic Studies,” Catholic Historical Review 93, no. 2 (April 2007): 421-422.

Recent presentations

  • Chaired a paper session entitled “Monasteries” at the 127th Annual Meeting of the American Historical Association in New Orleans, LA, January 2013
  • “Religious Identities and Secular Society: The Monks of the Congregation of Saint-Maur during the French Revolution,” presented at Religious Identities: The Biennial Boston college Conference on the History of Religion, Boston, MA., 2008

Recent awards and/or recognition

  • Selected for inclusion in Who’s Who Among America’s Teachers, 2007-2008
  • Sigma Alpha Pi Excellence in Teaching Award Recipient, 2007
  • Faculty Excellence Award nominee, 2007


Mary Robinson
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