Cathlyn Mariscotti


Professor of History

B.A. Furman University (English Literature)

M.A. Temple University

Ph.D. Temple University (History)

Courses Taught

History 108 Global History to 500 CE
History 109 Global History 500-1700 CE
History 208 Global History 1700-Present
History 211 China in the Twentieth Century
History 212 The Middle East in Modern Times
History 301 Medieval Life and Thought
History 311 19th Century Europe
History 401 Modern European Thought
History 402 Social Movements
History 405 Contemporary Society
History 351/451 History Seminar
History 499 History of European Feminis

Teaching Focus or Philosophy

Concentrations for teaching and scholarship include world history, history of the Modern Middle East, women's history and historiography.


Gender and Class in the Egyptian Women's Movement, 1925-1939: Changing Perspectives, Syracuse University Press, 2008
Biographical entry of the writer and Islamic scholar 'A'isha 'Abd al-Rahman (Bint al-Shati') for The Dictionary of African Biography, eds. Henry Louis Gates, Jr. and Emmanuel K. Akeyampong, Oxford University Press, 2011
Review of David Porter's Eyes to the South: French Anarchists and Algeria, Digest of Middle East Studies, Vol. 22, Fall 2012
Project scholar for the Let's Talk About It: Muslim Journeys reading and discussion series supported by grants from the National Endowment for the Humanities and the American Library Association Public Programs Office to be held at the Indian Valley Public Library June 2013-May 2014. The series features some of the materials from a previous NEH/ALA supported grant entitled Bridging Cultures: Muslim Journeys

Awards and Honors

Received the Ray L. Taylor Memorial Award for Faculty Development, Holy Family University, 2008

Cathlyn Mariscotti
Office: 315 HFH
Phone: 267-341-3647