Roy Domenico, professor and chair of the History Department at The University of Scranton, was named executive secretary of the Society for Italian Historical Studies of the American Historical Association, the largest organization of historians in the United States.
Domenico authored three volumes on Italian history, co-edited an encyclopedia of modern Christian politics, and , most recently, contributed chapters to forthcoming books on political scandals (on the Italian “Montesi Scandal”), and U.S. Catholicism (on U.S.–Vatican relations).
A resident of Clarks Green, Domenico joined the faculty of the University in 1997. He earned a bachelor’s degree from the University of Wisconsin – Milwaukee, a master’s degree from the University of Connecticut, and a doctorate from Rutgers University.
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