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Professor Eric Martone

History & Social Studies

Mercy College



Eric Martone is Associate Professor of History and Social Studies Education and Associate Dean for Academic Affairs of the School of Education at Mercy College in New York, USA.  He completed his PhD in history at Stony Brook University, USA.

In recognition of his teaching excellence, he received the 2011 John Rogers Memorial Award from the Connecticut Education Association and in 2013 was acknowledged as a “Teacher of Honor” by Kappa Delta Pi, the international honour society in education. His scholarly activities have received funding from such agencies as the American Historical Association, the National Endowment for the Humanities, and the Institute for European Studies at Indiana University, USA.

His main research areas include nineteenth- and twentieth-century Europe, French and Francophone studies, and Italian studies. He has published widely with over 100 diverse publications on nineteenth- and twentieth-century European, Atlantic, and global history; and articles on teaching methods.

His books include the Encyclopedia of Blacks in European History and Culture (2009); The Black Musketeer: Reevaluating Alexandre Dumas within the Francophone World (2011); Royalists, Radicals, and les Misérables: France in 1832 (2013); Italian Americans: The History and Culture of a People (2017); and Finding Monte Cristo: Alexandre Dumas and the French Atlantic World (2018).