The educators of the Department of History at Messiah frequently publish and present quality scholarship in their field and in the context of their vibrant Christian faith.


Submissions from 2020

The Greek communities of Harrisburg and Lancaster: A study of immigration, residence, and mobility in the city beautiful era, Kostis Kourelis and David Pettegrew

Understanding urban progressivism and the city beautiful movement, James B. LaGrand


Harrisburg's historic African American community: An interview with Calobe Jackson Jr., James B. LaGrand and David Pettegrew


Review: Corinth in late antiquity: a Greek, Roman, and Christian city, by Amelia R. Brown, David Pettegrew


Harrisburg, the city beautiful: Recasting the history of urban reform in a small American capital, David Pettegrew and James LaGrand

The Digital Harrisburg Project: Placing the population of a progressive era city, David Pettegrew and Albert Sarvis

Submissions from 2018


Practicing Faith & Reconciliation Through Friendship: Remembering Charles Freer Andrews (1871-1940), Bernardo Michael and Saramma Michael

Review: The Ancient Greek Farmstead, David K. Pettegrew

Submissions from 2016

Imperial surplus and local tastes: A comparative study of Mediterranean connectivity and trade, William Caraher and David Pettegrew

Submissions from 2015


The Donation of Zeno: St. Barnabas and the Modern History of the Cypriot Archbishop'S Regalia Privileges, Joseph P. Huffman


Writing a World History of the Anglo-Gorkha Borderlands in the Early Nineteenth Century, Bernardo A. Michael

Submissions from 2014

America: A christian nation or a secular nation?, John Fea


Book Review: Princely Brothers and Sisters: The Sibling Bond in German Politics, Joseph P. Huffman

Submissions from 2013


Using the Past to "Save" Our Nation: The Debate Over Christian America, John Fea

Taking Mobile Computing to the Field, S. B. Fee, David K. Pettegrew, and William R. Caraher


Book Review: Peacemaking in the Middle Ages: Principles and Practice, Joseph P. Huffman

The Diolkos and the Emporion: How a Land Bridge Framed the Commercial Economy of Roman Corinth, David K. Pettegrew

Submissions from 2012

Benjamin Franklin and Religion, John Fea

Revolution and confederation period: New Jersey at the crossroads, John Fea

Submissions from 2011


The Diolkos of Corinth, David K. Pettegrew

Submissions from 2010


Towers and Fortifications At Vayia in the Southeast Corinthia, William R. Caraher, David K. Pettegrew, and Sarah James

Coming to terms with Lincoln: Christian faith and moral reflection in the history classroom, John Fea

The problems of preaching through history, James B. Lagrand


Regional Survey and the Boom-And-Bust Countryside: Re-Reading the Archaeological Evidence for Episodic Abandonment in the Late Roman Corinthia, David K. Pettegrew

Submissions from 2009

The Tarai: A part of Moghlan or Gorkha? Perspectives from the time of the Anglogorkha war (1814-1816), Bernardo Michael

Submissions from 2008

Surveying Late Antique Cyprus, William R. Caraher, R. Scott Moore, and David K. Pettegrew

Spatiality, power, and state-making in the organization of territory in colonial South Asia: The case of the Anglo-Gorkha frontier, 1740-1816, Bernardo A. Michael

Submissions from 2007


Making Territory Visible: the Revenue Surveys of Colonial South Asia, Bernardo A. Michael


The Busy Countryside of Late Roman Corinth: Interpreting Ceramic Data Produced by Regional Archaeological Surveys, David K. Pettegrew

Submissions from 2006


Siteless Survey and Intensive Data Collection in an Artifact-Rich Environment: Case Studies From the Eastern Corinthia Greece, William R. Caraher, Dimitri Nakassis, and David K. Pettegrew


The Eastern Korinthia Archaeological Survey: Integrated Methods for a Dynamic Landscape, T. F. Tartaron, T. E. Gregory, D. J. Pullen, J. S. Noller, R. M. Rothaus, J. L. Rife, L. Tzortzopoulon-Gregory, R. Schon, William R. Caraher, David K. Pettegrew, and Dimitri Nakassis

Submissions from 2003


The Way of Improvement Leads Home: Philips Vickers Fithian’s Rural Enlightenment, John Fea

Submissions from 2001


Chasing the Classical Farmstead: Assessing the Formation and Signature of Rural Settlement in Greek Landscape Archaeology, David K. Pettegrew

Submissions from 1999


Putting the Amish to Work: Mennonites and the Amish Culture Market 1950-1975, David Weaver-Zercher

Putting the Amish to Work: Mennonites and the Amish Culture Market 1950-1975, David Weaver-Zercher

Submissions from 1995


Documentary Evidence of Anglo-German Currency Movement in the Central Middle Ages: Cologne and English Sterling, Joseph P. Huffman