Gerald P. Fogarty

William R. Kenan, Jr. Professor

(434) 924-6707

B015 Cocke Hall
Office Hours: N/A

Field & Specialties

U.S. Catholic History and Vatican diplomacy


B.A. Fordham 1964
M.A. Fordham 1966
Ph.L. Woodstock College 1965
M.Phil. Yale 1967
Ph.D. Yale 1969
M.Div. Woodstock College 1971
S.T.M. Union Theological Seminary 1972

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Publications, Awards, and Activities

The Vatican and the American Hierarchy from 1870 to 1965 (Stuttgart: Anton Hiersemann, 1982).

American Catholic Biblical Scholarship: A History (San Francisco: Harper & Row, 1989).

"Relations between the Church in the United States and the Holy See," The Jurist 52 (1992), 210-227.

"Passaggi e svolte al Vaticano II," Cristianesimo nella storia 13 (1992), 559-583.

"The Catholic Hierarchy in the United States between the Third Plenary Council and the Condemnation of Americanism," The U.S. Catholic Historian 11 (Summer, 1993), 19-35.

"1892 and 1992: From Celebration of Discovery to Encounter of Cultures," Catholic Historical Review 79 (Oct., 1993), 621-647.

"The Holy See, Apostolic Delegates, and the Question of Church-State Relations in the United States," The U.S. Catholic Historian 12 (Spring, 1994), 69-89.

"The United States and the Vatican: 1939-1984," in Peter Kent and John Pollard (eds.), Papal Diplomacy in the Modern Age (Westport, Conn.: Praeger, 1994), pp. 221-244.

"America del Nord: I. Stati Uniti," Chiesa del Vaticano II (Milan: Edizioni San Paolo, 1994), pp. 590-647.

Current Research

History of Catholicism in Virginia; Vatican-U.S. relations during World War II.   

Corcoran Department of History
University of Virginia
Nau Hall - South Lawn
Charlottesville, VA 22904


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