Thomas, Marvin


Thomas Marvin
Dr. Marvin Thomas
Professor of History
Division of Behavioral and Social Sciences
Contact Information:
met8@pitt.edu
814-362-7634
217C Swarts Hall

Degrees and Credentials:
Ph.D. History, Penn State University 1980
M.A. History, Columbia University 1963
B.A. History, Long Island University 1959

Academic Focus:
Dr. Thomas teaches survey courses across the entire spectrum of European History from the ancient, medieval, and renaissance periods through modern history. He also teaches Asian History. His field of study is the history of modern Europe, especially eighteenth-century Bavaria, Saxony. His minor field is philosophy.

Short Bio:
He has been teaching at Pitt-Bradford since 1969. He was chosen in 1997 as the recipient the Pitt-Bradford Alumni Association's Teaching Excellence Award

Research, Accomplishments, and Publications:
 Each spring, Dr. Thomas presents a public lecture on a major historical event or person. Some of his lectures include the sinking of the Titanic, the bombing of Dresden in World War II, and Sarajevo 28, June 1914.