John B. Roney, Ph.D.
Department Chair & Professor
Prior to joining the faculty in 1990, Dr. Roney taught at Redeemer University College and Wilfrid Lauier University, Ontario.
Faculty advisor for Celtic Club and Men's Ice Hockey team. Member of the American Historical Association, the American Society of Church History, the Conference on Faith and History (past executive officer), Sixteenth Century Studies, American Conference for Irish Studies, Kerry Archaeological and Historical Society, and Phi Alpha Theta Honors Society.
Degrees and Certifications
- BA from King's College in 1975
- MA from Wheaton College in 1980
- PhD from the University of Toronto in 1989
Western European History
Research Interests & Grants
Early modern to modern France, Switzerland, Low Countries, and Ireland; Historiography (Reformation, Calvinism, Catholicism, Romanticism, French Revolutionary Europe, theories and approaches to history); Religion and Society in Europe.
Publications and Presentations
The Inside of History: Jean Henri Merle d'Aubigné and Romantic Historiography (Greenwood Press, 1996); co-editor/author with Martin I. Klauber, The Identity of Geneva: The Christian Commonwealth, 1564-1864 (Greenwood Press, 1998); Culture and Customs of the Netherlands (Greenwood Press, 2009), and editor/author of The Grand Duchy of Luxembourg: Crossroads to the European Political Economy (Sacred Heart UP, forthcoming).