Teresa Fava Thomas
Ph.D., Clark University
M.A., Clark University
B.S., Fitchburg State University
Professor of History, 1998
Central Italy and the Allies during World War II
Italian immigration to Massachusetts
Research on Allied strategic bombing in central Italy 1943-44 and migration from central Italy to Massachusetts, 1880-1920.
Thomas, T.F. (2016). American Arabists in the Cold War Middle East, 1946-75: From Orientalism to Professionalism. Anthem Press.
Thomas, T.F. (2015). The Reluctant Migrants: Migration from the Italian Veneto to Central Massachusetts. Teneo Press.
Book Chapters and Articles:
Thomas, T.F. (2010). "Arresting the Padroni Problem in America 1881-1901: Italian Diplomats, Immigration Restrictionists, and the Italian Bureau," Altreitalie: International Journal of Studies on the People of Italian Origin in the World.
Thomas, T.F. (2015)."The Assimilationists: Sarah Wool Moore and the Society for the Protection of Italian Immigrants." In Guida, G. (Ed.), What is Italian American? Selected Essays from the Italian American Studies Association. Italian American Studies Association.
Thomas, T.F. (2007). "The Druze." In P.N. Stearns (Ed.), Encyclopedia of the Modern World. Oxford University Press.
Thomas, T.F. (2017). "German Immigration to Fitchburg, Massachusetts." In Kreiten, K. and Michelis, K. (Eds.), Kleve am Niederrhein und Fitchburg in Massachusetts - Partnerstädte.
Thomas, T.F. (2012). "Retrospective Review: the Historians of Revine Lago, Giuseppe Grava and Giovanni Tomasi." News on the Rialto: Newsletter for Studies on Venetian History. Brigham Young University, Gladys Krieble Delmas Foundation.
Thomas, T.F. (2018). Review of H-DIPLO, Society for Historians of American Foreign Relations, Roundtable Review of O. Khalil, America's Dream Palace: Middle East Expertise and the Rise of the National Security State, 14(18).
Thomas, T.F. (2018). "Allied Bombing of Rome 1943-45: Strategic Debate and Process of Recovery." New England Historical Association.
Thomas, T.F. (2017). "Facing the Enemy: Italian Clergy Under Occupation and the Peace Plan of Pope Benedict XV." Italian American Studies Association Conference.
Thomas, T.F. (2018). "Strategic Bombing in Rome and Palestrina Italy: Measuring the Cost of War." Keynote Address, FSU Faculty Research and Scholarship Symposium.