Una Cadegan

Associate Professor of History
University of Dayton

Una Cadegan is associate professor of history at the University of Dayton. She teaches U.S. history (sometimes) and (most often) an all-consuming year-long team-taught interdisciplinary first-year course that includes history, philosophy, theology, and English composition from the ancient world to the day before yesterday. She holds an A.M. and a Ph.D. in American civilization from the University of Pennsylvania. Her research focuses on the cultural and intellectual history of Roman Catholicism, especially the literary and print culture of the 20th-century U.S. She is the author of "All Good Books Are Catholic Books: Print Culture, Censorship, and Modernity in Twentieth-Century America" (Cornell University Press, 2013). A participant in the first Collegium in 1993, since has since served as a mentor three times (four including this one). Since the late 1980s she has been active at the University of Dayton in faculty development aimed at engaging Catholic intellectual tradition, and continues to have as much fun as ever.

Mentor Year: 
2002, 2012, 2013, 2015, 2016