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Patrick J. Holt <Pjholt@worldnet.att.net>
Saint Basil College
Medieval Religious education and catechism.
Teaching the Great Famine in 19th Century Ireland.
Comparative History of Catholicism
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Academic Dean/Assistant Professor of History,
July 1999 - Present
St. Basil College-Seminary, Stamford, CT
Responsibilities include: Chief administrator at Catholic Seminary; responsible for faculty hiring, scheduling, interaction with State officials, Curriculum and planning. Teaching includes Introduction to United State History, Western Civilization Parts I and II, and a variety of advanced courses on religious history and immigration on a revolving basis.
Adjunct, Fordham College of Liberal Studies, 2000- ?
HSEU 3458 Ireland 1688-1923 - Fall 2000 in Fordham's Evening - adult program An upper division elective which will concentrate on the formation of Modern Ireland.
Teaching Fellow/Adjunct, History, 1997 - 1999
Fordham University, Bronx, NY
Teaching Responsibilities include: The West From the Enlightenment to the Present(3 sections),
Introduction to Medieval Europe(4 sections).
Adjunct, History/Continuing Education, 1999
State University of New York - Purchase College, Purchase, NY
Teaching Responsibilities include: Saints and
Scholars: An Introduction to Irish History
(Taught two times). This is a course that I proposed, designed and first offered at
Adjunct, History, 1998 - Present
Manhattanville College, Purchase, NY
Teaching Responsibilities include: The Medieval Synthesis: graduate/undergraduate seminar course,
Crescent and Cross: Muslim/ Christian Relations and the Crusades (Summer 1999), The Renaissance(Summer 1999). Advised major research projects for seniors and graduate students in History. Lead weekly seminar discussions.
Adjunct, ACCEL evening program & Weekend College, 1997- Present
Dominican College, Blauvelt, NY
Teaching Responsibilities include: Philosophy 24M God and the Medieval Mind(taught 5 times), Religious Studies 24M Medieval Religion and the Human Experience(taught 2 times). Taught adult students in an intensive format(4 hours per night or every third weekend 5 hours); Experience with adult students and maintaining student contact in long distance learning setting(i.e., students came from throughout the Northeast).
Adjunct, History, 1997-1998
Iona College, New Rochelle, NY
Teaching responsibilities included: HST 105 Contemporary Civilization I: To 1550(taught once) and HST 106 Contemporary Civilization II: Since 1550(taught twice). Experience teaching a two term world civilizations course, worked with learning disabled students.
Adjunct, History, 1995 - 1997
St. Basil's College Seminary, Stamford, CT
Teaching Responsibilities included: Western Civilization I and II(taught 2 times each).
Prepared documentation for state certification process and visit, taught ESL students
(Student body was made up entirely of Ukrainian seminarians), helped develop new curriculum and master plan.
Tutor, Higher Education Opportunity Program, 1994-1996.
Fordham University, Bronx, NY
Responsibilities: assisted special needs students with preparing for Fordham history
courses, developed study skills and provided writing/research assistance for students.
List Moderator H-Catholic, part of H-Net(Humanities On-Line) 2000-2002
Book Review Editor H-Net(Humanities On-Line) 2000-Present
A.B.D. History, Fordham University, Bronx, NY, 1994-Present.
Dissertation: Simon of Hinton's Summa Iuniorum: Clerical Education And Pastoral Care in Thirteenth Century England. Expected Completion Date for Ph.D.: Spring 2001. Research Interests: Medieval Ecclesiastical History, Social History, Britain and Ireland.
M.Th. Ecclesiastical History, Summa Cum Laude, Edinburgh University, UK, 1994.
Master's Thesis: The Irish Franciscan Mission to the Highlands in the Late Sixteenth and Seventeenth Centuries.
B.A. History, Cum Laude, St. Joseph's University, Philadelphia, PA, 1992.
"Instructing the Young: Dominican Pastoral Texts and Their Impact on English Pastoral Education,"
5/9/99 International Congress of Medieval Studies. Kalamazoo, MI.
"Mendicant contributions to lay education in the Middle Ages" 1/27/99 Dominican Lecture series. Corpus Christi Monastery, Bronx, NY.
"The Creation of a Pastoral Canon: Bodleian MS Laud. Misc. 397 and the Dominican Contribution to English Pastoral Care," 9/24/98 The Medieval Association of the Midwest Annual Conference. Canton, OH.
"The Interaction of Clergy and Laity in a Fourteenth Century English Preaching Manual, John Mirk's Festial," 5/10/96 International Congress of Medieval Studies. Kalamazoo, MI.
1999 Heckman research stipend, Hill Monastic Manuscript Library, Collegeville, MN.
1997-1998 Senior Teaching Fellow - Fordham University.
1992 Rotary Ambassadorial Scholarship winner: One year full scholarship for a Master's degree at the University of Edinburgh, Scotland.
1991 Alpha Sigma Nu (National Jesuit Honor Society).
Phi Alpha Theta (National History Honor Society).
Pi Sigma Alpha (National Politics Honor Society).
Review of Seán Duffy. Ireland in the Middle Ages. History Reviews On-Line. Volume 5:1(1998).
Review of Thomas F. Madden. A Concise History of the Crusades. H-Catholic Discussion List May 2000.
References available on request