Dr. Michael Carrafiello

Contact Information

Hamilton Campus
Room 220 Renschler Hall
Hamilton, OH 45011
513 785 3092
Michael Carrafiello
Title: 

Professor of History, Hamilton Campus

Education: 

PhD 1987, Vanderbilt University

MA, Vanderbilt University

BA, Rollins College

Teaching and Research Interests: 
  • England since 1485
  • Renaissance and Reformation
  • Colonial America
Courses Recently Taught: 
  • HST 112 Survey of U.S. History
  • AMS/HST 367 The United States in the 1960s
Selected Publications: 
  • "Diplomatic Failure: James Buchanan's Inaugural Address," Pennsylvania History: A Journal of Mid-Atlantic Studies, vol. 77, no. 2, Spring 2010
  • “St. Paul and the Polemicists: The Robert Parsons-Thomas Morton Exchanges, 1606-1610,” The Catholic Historical Review, Summer 2009
  • “Archives of Passion: Using Love Letters to Teach the Methods of Historical Enquiry,” AURCO Journal, Spring 2009
  • Robert Parsons and English Catholicism, 1580-1610, Associated University Presses, 1998
Selected Grants and Awards: 
  • Principal Investigator for several ongoing Teaching American History Grants from the U.S. Department of Education, on behalf of Hamilton, Middletown, Fairfield, Princeton, Northwest, and Mason Schools
  • Honors for Excellence Medal, Hamilton City School District, October 2003
Work in Progress: 

Dr. Carrafiello’s current book project is entitled A “House Divided”: The Democratic Party on the Eve of Civil War, 1856-60.