Department of History

Phyllis Mack
Professor Emeritus of History
Degree: Ph.D., Cornell
Rutgers : At Rutgers from 1972-2015
Email: mailto:pmack@rci.rutgers.edu

Additional Degrees

M.A., San Francisco State College

B.A., Barnard College

RESEARCH INTERESTS

Women's history, history of religion, early modern European history. Completing a book on 18th century popular religion in England, focusing on gender, selfhood, and spirituality.

COURSES REGULARLY TAUGHT

Undergraduate

  • 510:253 Witchcraft and Magic
  • 988:350 (cross-listed) Gender and Spirituality
  • 506:373 History of Jewish Women
  • 510:350 The Enlightenment

Graduate

  • PDR
  • 510:549, 550 Seminar in Women's History
  • 510:539 Colloquium in Women's History

PUBLICATIONS

  • *Visionary Women: Ecstatic Prophecy in 17th Century England*
  • *In God's Name: Genocide and Religion in the 20th Century* co-edited with Omer Bartov

AWARDS

  • Warren Susmann Teaching Award
  • Berkshire Prize: best woman's history book

PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATIONS

  • AHA
  • Society for Early Modern Women