Dr. Troy Feay 

Associate Professor of History

troyfeay@bac.edu

 

2003 – Doctor of Philosophy in History
University of Notre Dame, South Bend, Indiana
1999 – M.A. in European History, University of Notre Dame.

1998 – M.A. in Theology, concentration in the History of Christianity, University of Notre Dame.

1990 – B.S. in Theology, Taylor University-Fort Wayne, Fort Wayne, Indiana; semesters of study in Brazil and the Dominican Republic.
1986 – Diploma, Sierra Leone, West Africa, from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln Division of Continuing Studies Independent Study High School.

  • Western Civilizations I and II
  • World Civilizations I and II
  • Early Modern Europe
  • Modern Europe
  • Old Regime France
  • Modern France
  • Alexis de Tocqueville in His Time
  • Emile Zola and His Age
  • Americans in Paris
  • Power and Culture in the Modern European Empires
  • Religion and Power: Christianity and Colonialism
Publications:

  • “Creating the People of God’: French Utopian Dreams and the Moralization of Africans and Slaves,” in In God’s Empire: French Missionaries and the Modern World, JP Daughton and Owen White, eds., (Oxford University Press), 2012.
  • “Voltaire,” The Encyclopedia of Catholic Social Thought, Social Science, and Social Policy, Volume 3, J. Varacalli, R. Myers, and M. Coulter, eds., (The ScarecrowPress), 2012.

Conference Papers and Presentations:

  • 2011 – Chair of the Panel, “Militarized Politics: Military Service and Militarism in French Politics and Policy from Napoleon to Pétain,” Annual Conference of the Society for French Historical Studies, Charleston, SC, February 10-12, 2011.
  • 2006