University Profiles

Mark Molesky

Mark C. Molesky, Ph.D.

Associate Professor

Department of History


My interests include the Lisbon Earthquake of 1755, the Enlightenment, WWI, WWII, the Holocaust & classical scholarship.

I specialize in the intellectual, cultural and political history of modern Europe, with particular focus on Portugal, Germany, Austria, France and England. Interests include the Lisbon Earthquake of 1755, the Enlightenment, World War I and II, the Holocaust and the history of classical scholarship.


  • Ph.D., Harvard University, 2000
  • A.M., Harvard University, 1991
  • B.A., University of Michigan, 1990

Academic Distinctions

Awards/ Grants
  • John Carter Brown Library Associates Fellowship (2009) Brown University
  • National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) Summer Stipend (2009)
  • University Research Council Award, 2008, Seton Hall University
  • Earhart Foundation Research Grant (2007-9)
  • Provost’s Faculty Scholarship Award: Book Publication, Our Oldest Enemy (2005) Seton Hall University
  • Thomas Temple Hoopes Prize Adviser Award (2002) Harvard University
  • Derek Bok Certificate for Teaching Distinction (1993) Harvard University
  • Center for European Studies (Harvard University) European Summer Travel Grant, Goethe-Institut, Berlin (1992)
  • Phi Beta Kappa (1990) University of Michigan, Ann Arbor

Office Phone
(973) 275-2263


Office Location
Room 345
Fahy Hall


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