Mary McCune, Associate Professor

Ph.D. in History, Ohio State University, 2000
M.A. in History, Ohio State University, 1994
M.A. in Russian Literature, University at Albany, 1990
B.A. in Russian Language and Russian & East European Studies, University at Albany, 1987

Areas of Specialization:

American and European Women's History
U.S. Immigration History
Ethnic History

Courses Taught:
U.S. Since 1865
Women in American History, 1865-Present
American Immigration and Ethnic History
Women and War in the Twentieth Century

Significant Publications:
“The Whole Wide World, Without Limits”: International Relief, Gender Politics and American Jewish Women, 1893-1930. American Jewish Civilization Series, ed. Jonathan Sarna and Moses Rischin.  Detroit:  Wayne State University Press, 2005

“Immigrants, Family, and ‘Ellis Island Whiteness.’” Part of a Forum on Teaching Immigration and Ethnic History Through Film.  Journal of American Ethnic History 30 (Summer 2011): 25-30.

"Insignificant’ Lives, Significant Writings.”  Review essay in Journal of Women’s History 20 (Summer 2008): 174-182.

“Formulating the‘Women’s Interpretation of Zionism’: Hadassah Recruitment of Non-Zionist American Women, 1914-1930.”  In Partners in Palestine: American Jewish Women in the Yishuv and Early State of Israel, ed. Shulamit Reinharz and Mark A. Raider,  90-111.  Boston: University Press of New England, 2005.


Board of Editors, Women's History Review (link with :http://www.tandf.co.uk/journals/titles/09612025.asp)
Academic Council, American Jewish Historical Society (link with:  http://www.ajhs.org/scholarship/faculty.cfm)
Coordinating Council for Women in History
Organization of American Historians
Immigration and Ethnic History Society
Urban History Association