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Marilyn Weigold

University Historian

Dyson College of Arts and Sciences

Economics, History, and Political Science

  • @Pleasantville
    Choate House
Office Hours

Fall 2015

Office Hours

Fall 2015

Office Hours

Fall 2015


Dr. Marilyn E. Weigold is a Professor of History, University Historian, and Assistant Chair of the Department of Economics, History and Political Science. A specialist in regional and environmental history, she is the author of Long Island Sound: Its People, Places and Environment (New York University Press: 2004), as well as other works including Silent Builder: Emily Warren Roebling and the Brooklyn Bridge. Her most recent book, Yonkers in the Twentieth Century, was published by SUNY Press in 2014.


PhD, St.John's University, Jamaica, N.Y., 1970

MA, St.John's University, Jamaica, N.Y., 1966

BA, Good Counsel College, White Plains, N.Y., 1965

Awards and Honors

East Hampton Library Foundation, August 13, 2016 - Authors' Night
Westchester Council for the Social Studies, December 1994 - Social Studies Service Award
Women in Communications, 1986 - Matrix Award
Pace University, May 1982 - Kenan Award for Teaching Excellence
Rockefeller Archive Center, January 1976 - Post-doctoral Research Grant
Board of Regents, New York State, 1968 - Herbert H. Lehman Doctoral Fellowship
N.Y. State Board of Regents, September 1966 - N.Y. State Regents College Teaching Fellowship


Regional and environmental history of the New York area


East Hampoton Star [Newspaper], July2015
article dealing with my book on Peconic Bay published by Syracuse University Press

Journal News and other Papers [Newspaper], January1995
As university historian, I provide information about Pace's founding and evolution through the decades and have done so from 1995 to date.


American Historical Association

New York State Historical Association

New York State Historical Association

American Historical Association

Organization of American Historians

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