Dr. Sally Dwyer-McNulty

Dr. Sally Dwyer-McNulty


Sally Dwyer-McNulty is a Professor of History at Marist College. She earned her PhD in American history at Temple University in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Her fields of study included US religious history, women’s history, US foreign policy, and Latin American history. At Marist, Professor Dwyer-McNulty offers a variety of classes, including a First Year Seminar on the history and legacy of John F. Kennedy, as well as classes on Franklin and Eleanor Roosevelt, American Women’s History, Religious History, and Oral History. She also enjoys teaching courses through the Center for Civic Engagement and Leadership.

Professor Dwyer-McNulty has presented her research at several national conferences, including the Organization of American Historians and the Berkshire Conference on the History of Women, Genders, and Sexualities, and her articles and essays have appeared in journals such as The Journal of American StudiesReviews in American History, and US Catholic Historian. She is also the author of Common Threads: A Cultural History of Clothing in American Catholicism (Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 2014).

Active in the Hudson Valley, Professor Dwyer-McNulty serves as a trustee for the Red Hook Public Library, Historic Red Hook, and the June and Aaron Gillespie Forum. Finally, she is the official Historian for the Village of Red Hook.


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Sally Dwyer-McNulty

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