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Christina S. Brophy, Ph.D.

Tenured Faculty, History and Humanities
Chair of the Gender and Women’s Studies Committee
Chair of the Campus Quality Committee
Social Science Department
Office: D-107
(708) 456-0300, Ext. 3549

   • Ph.D. in Modern European History from Boston College, 2010
   • M.A. in History from Boston College, 1998
   • M.A. in Women's Studies in Religion from Claremont Graduate University, 1995
   • B.A. in History and Religion from The College of William and Mary, 1991

A native of East Rogers Park, in addition to traveling widely for her education, after earning her bachelor’s degree, Brophy was a full-time volunteer at Covenant House (a youth shelter) in New York City. While researching her dissertation, Brophy lived in Dublin, Ireland on a Fulbright. She loves teaching at Triton as well as engaging in academic research and writing. Brophy recently published her first book, an interdisciplinary volume she co-edited and contributed to entitled Women, Reform, and Resistance in Ireland: 1850-1950 (London: Palgrave Macmillan, 2015). She was named Triton’s Faculty of the Year in 2016.

These are some of the courses Dr. Brophy offers:

HIS 121 Western Civilization I
HIS 122 Western Civilization II
HIS 141 World History I
HIS 142 World History II
HIS 151 United States History until 1877
HUM 151 Great Books of the West I
HUM 170 Introduction to Women’s and Gender Studies