Mark Abate


Joined Westfield State University in 2001.

Ph.D. History, Boston University (2000)                    

Courses Taught:
HIST101: Western Experience I
HIST102: Western Experience II
HIST202: Introduction to Historical Research and Analysis
HIST289: Modern Middle East
HIST290: Topics in Comparative History - courses vary by semester: 
History of Warfare
Comedy & Social Change 
History of Comedy
Film & History
The Vampire Myth
Haunted History: Ghosts & Demons
Zombies & Pop Culture
Magic & Witchcraft

HIST315: The Crusades
Magic & Witchcraft
HIST640: Readings: Topics in World History (Graduate)
HIST698: Thesis Research I (Graduate)

Areas of Interest: Medieval Europe and World History 

Convivencia and Medieval Spain. (Edited). Palgrave Macmillan, 2019.
HIstory in Dispute: The Crusades, 1095-1291. London, UK. Cengage Gale, 2002.