Catherine Stratton

Professor of African History

Iona College, Department of History
715 North Ave.
New Rochelle, NY 10801
Phone: (914) 633-2432
Fax: (914) 633-2153

Office Hours: 
Monday 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm
Monday evening by appointment only 
Wednesday 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm 

BA - Iona College.
MA - New York University.
MA - Rutgers University.
MA - St. John's University.
PhD - St. John's University, 1974.

Courses Taught:
HST 106. Topics in Non-Western Civilization.
Historical Geography.
African Civilization.
Africa in the Modern World.
A Study of History.
HST 490. Colloquium in History.

Teaching Interest:
African History.
Historical Geography.
Environmental History.

Research Interest and Scholarships:
Sub-Saharan Africa with a special focus on Per-Colonial East Africa.
Historical Geography.
Environmental History.

Representative Publications:
- African History (Princeton, 1993). 
- Daniel R. Smith and Karen Berger, Along the Pacific Crest Trail (Englewood, Colo., 1998).
- The Influence of the Fabian Colonial Bureau on the Independence Movement in Tanganyika(Athens, OH, 1985).
- Daniel R. Smith and Karen Berger, Where the Waters Divide: A Walk Along America's Continental Divide (New York, 1993).

Academic Awards, Honors and Officerships:
Head of History Graduate Program, Iona College.
Faculty Supervisor for History Honors Society, Iona College.

Other Information:
Member of the Iona College faculty since 1972.
Avid long-distance backpacker and mountaineer.