Faculty Profile

Regina Sweeney

Associate Professor of History (2001)

Contact Information


Denny Hall Room 310


  • B.A., Tufts University,1980
  • M.A., University of California-Berkeley, 1986
  • Ph.D., 1992

2015-2016 Academic Year

Fall 2015

FYSM 100 First-Year Seminar
The First-Year Seminar (FYS) introduces students to Dickinson as a "community of inquiry" by developing habits of mind essential to liberal learning. Through the study of a compelling issue or broad topic chosen by their faculty member, students will: - Critically analyze information and ideas - Examine issues from multiple perspectives - Discuss, debate and defend ideas, including one's own views, with clarity and reason - Develop discernment, facility and ethical responsibility in using information, and - Create clear academic writing The small group seminar format of this course promotes discussion and interaction among students and their professor. In addition, the professor serves as students' initial academic advisor. This course does not duplicate in content any other course in the curriculum and may not be used to fulfill any other graduation requirement.

INST 358 19th-20th C Europ Diplomacy
Cross-listed with HIST 358-01.

HIST 358 19th-20th C Europ Diplomacy
Cross-listed with INST 358-01.

HIST 550 Independent Research

Spring 2016

HIST 106 Modern Europe to 1815
Society, culture, and politics from the Renaissance through the French Revolution.

WGST 378 Society and the Sexes
Cross-listed with HIST 378-01.

HIST 378 Society and the Sexes
Cross-listed with WGST 378-01.

HIST 404 War & Memory in the 20th C
This senior seminar will ask how the European and American wars of the 20th century have been remembered and commemorated. Our readings will look at time and place (such as anniversaries and battle-field monuments), and at oral and written testimony. The first part of the course will involve intensive reading. After that, students will develop research projects which explore our core questions.