Errin Stegich

Errin Stegich

Part-Time Faculty


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Errin Stegich

Research interest(s)/area of expertise

  •  Early  Modern Europe, Modern Europe, and Colonial America



My doctoral research and dissertation examines the Gunpowder Plot of 1605 in printed literature and media; particularly how the event challenged religious identity and shaped the construction of English citizenship at moments of political and religious crisis during the Stuart Dynasty.

Fields of Study:  Tudor/Stuart England; Protestant/Catholic Reformations; Cultural and Religious Identity in Early Modern England and France; Shakespearean History; Radicalism and Reform in Early Nineteenth-Century Britain; the First and Second World Wars.


  • Doctoral Candidate, Wayne State University, 2010
  • Master of Arts, History, George Mason University, 2006
  • Graduate, International Summer School, University of Cambridge, 2005
  • Bachelor of Arts, History, George Mason University 2004
  • Associate of Arts, Northern Virginia Community College (2001)

Awards and grants

  •  Alfred H. Kelley Awardee (2012)
    Thomas C. Rumble Fellow (2008)

Selected publications

 "The Tower of Babylon: The Creation of Identity in the Aftermath of the Gunpowder Plot," The Newberry Library Center for Renaissance Studies (2011).

"Liberty Hangs at Fort Detroit: The Trial and Execution of Jean Contencineau," Revolutionary Detroit: Portraits in Political and Cultural Change, 1760-1805 (2009).

Currently teaching

  •  HIS 1300:  Europe and the World, 1500 - 1945 3 Credit Hours Winter 2017

Courses taught

HIS 1300: Europe and the World, 1500 - 1945 3 Credit Hours Spring 2016
HIS 1300: Europe and the World, 1500 - 1945 3 Credit Hours Summer 2016
HIS 1300: Europe and the World, 1500 - 1945 3 Credit Hours Winter 2016

Other qualifications directly relevant to courses taught

 Online Credentialing Certification, Schoolcraft College (2013)

Historic Preservation and Museum Studies Certification, Northern Virginia Community College (2005)