Dr. Alexander  Pavuk

Assistant Professor


Science and religion; American intellectual and cultural history; American religious history

Ph.D., M.A. History - Univ. of Delaware
M.A. History - Univ. of Maryland, Baltimore County
B.A. History - Colgate Univ.

Courses: History of Science and Technology; History of the U.S. I & II; World History I & II

Select Publications:

  • "Evolution and Liberal Catholic Ironies in the Age of the Scopes Trial," Religion and American Culture: a Journal of Interpretation (forthcoming, 2015).
  • "No Immigrants or Radicals Need Apply: Varieties of Nativism in 1920s America," in Wiley-Blackwell Companion to Warren G. Harding, Calvin Coolidge, and Herbert Hoover, ed. K. Sibley (Wiley-Blackwell, 2014).
  • "History of Science and Religion Today" [review essay], History: Reviews of New Books 39:2 (April 2011): 37-40.
  • "Vaclav Havel" and "Linus Pauling," in The Modern Age, 1900-2000: Biographical Dictionary of Western Culture, ed. J. Nordgren (EBSCO: Literary Reference Center Plus, 2009), 369-370 and 643-645. 
  • "Constructing a Catholic Church out of Thin Air: Catholic Hour's Early Years on NBC Radio," American Catholic Studies 118:4 (Winter 2007): 37-67.