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Catherine Stratton


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

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