Dolita Cathcart

Associate Professor of History; Coordinator for African, African American, Diaspora Studies


Knapton 322

(508) 286-3652


Main Interests

Race, class, gender and identity. History of the Americas and African Diaspora studies.

Other Interests

Aikido, science fiction

Curriculum Vitae


Ph.D., Boston College
M.A., University of Massachusetts, Boston
A.B., Harvard-Radcliffe Colleges

Research Interests

Late 19th and early 20th century African American Women’s political and social participation.

Teaching Interests

US History, African and African American History, Women’s History.

Student Projects

Varied: Oral histories, African and African American issues, family studies, the history of baseball, a critical analysis of Susan Faludi’s work, masculinity, etc. are just a few of the topics.