|Name:||Dr. Michael E OSullivan|
|Title:||Associate Professor of History|
|Office Location:||Fontaine 307|
|Extension:||(845) 575-3000 ext. 2444|
Ph.D., University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill
Modern European History
|Awards & Honors:||
Dr. Richard M. Hunt Fellowship for the Study of German History, Politics, Society, and Culture from the American Council on Germany, 2013
German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD), Dissertation Fellowship, Germany, 2003-2004
Disruptive Power: Catholic Women, Miracles, and Politics in Modern Germany, 1918-1965 (Forthcoming with University of Toronto Press in August 2018)
“A ‘Shattered’ Religious Past: Rethinking the Master Narratives of Twentieth-Century German Christianity,” co-authored with Benjamin Pearson, in Modern Germany in Transatlantic Perspective, Adam Seipp and Michael Meng, Eds., (Berghahn Books, 2017), 177-199.
“Disruptive Potential: Therese Neumann from Konnersreuth, National Socialism, and Democracy,” in Revisiting the Nazi Occult: Histories, Realities, Legacies, Monica Black and Eric Kurlander, Eds., (Camden House, 2015), 181-201.
“Resistenz,Verweigerung und Kapitulation. Frauen, Jugend und das NS-Regime im Rheinland und in Westfalen, 1928-1945” in Die Grenzen des Milieus. Vergleichende Analysen zu Stabilität und Gefährdung katholischer Milieus in der Endphase der Weimarer Republik und in der NS-Zeit , Joachim Kuropka, (ed.), (Münster: Aschendorff, 2012).
"A Feminized Church? German Catholic Women, Piety, and Domesticity, 1918-1938," in Gender and Christianity in Modern Europe: Beyond the Feminization Thesis, Patrick Pasture and Jan Art (eds.), (Leuven: Leuven University Press, 2012).
"West German Miracles: Catholic Mystics, Church Hierarchy, and Postwar Popular Culture," Zeithistorische Forschungen/ Studies in Contemporary History, Vol. 6, No. 1 (2009): 11-34
Co-Host of New Books in German Studies, a Channel in the New Books Network of Podcasts
Presentations delivered at German Studies Association, American Historical Association, the German Historical Institute, the European Section of the Southern Historical Association, the American Academy of Religion, the University of Vechta, the University of Cologne, the University of Leuven, Cambridge University, the New York State Association for European Historians, and the Bienniel Conference on the History of Religion at Boston College
Lectures Delivered at Marist College for the Center for Lifetime Studies, the Catholic Studies Program, and the Big Read
Books Reviews have appeared in German Studies Review, Social History, German Quarterly, H-German, Patterns of Prejudice, and the Canadian Journal of History
"Hudson Valley Worldview: Francis Should Be Honest," Poughkeepsie Journal, May 5, 2013