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Dr. Mary E. Corey

Assistant Professor

Office:  281 Albert W. Brown Buildingmcorey
Phone:  (585) 395-5053


PhD, University of Rochester
MA, University of Rochester
BS, SUNY Brockport

Area(s) of specialty:

Social Studies Education, American History, Local History, and Civil Rights


Corey, M. (forthcoming). Before Jackie: The Negro Leagues, Civil Rights, and the American Dream: A History of Creative Resistance. New York: Paramount Press.

Harnischfeger, M., & Corey, M. (2010). “Cap, Jackie, and Ted: The rise and fall of Jim Crow baseball.” The OAH Magazine of History, 24 (2), 29-36.

Corey, M. (2008). Editor & Writer: Education Section of Brockport Community Museum: A Museum without Walls.

“Buried History: Tales from Brockport’s Cemeteries,” forthcoming.

“Finding Local Heroes, Brockport and the Vietnam War,” forthcoming.

“Hometown History, Industry, Agriculture, and Transportation in Brockport, NY,” May, 2009.

“Hometown Heroes, Teaching with Historic Markers: Frances Barrier Williams,” July, 2008.

Corey, M. (2003). “Matilda Joslyn Gage: A nineteenth century women’s rights historian looks at witchcraft.” The OAH Magazine of History, 17(4), 51-53, 59.

Corey, M. (2004). “Matilda Joslyn Gage: Woman Suffrage Historian,” Encyclopedia of American Social Movements.

Corey, M. (2003/2008). SUNY Brockport, Social Studies Program Design and Documentation submitted and accepted by the National Council for the Social Studies as part of the unit’s NCATE Accreditation, 2003. Reaccredited, September, 2008.

Corey, M. (2003/2004/2005). Reconstruction to the Great Depression, Textbook, National PASS Center for Migrant Education, 2003. Final revisions, 2004. Spanish edition, 2005.

Corey, M. (2002). Review: Sylvia Hoffert’s, When Hens Crow: The Women’s Rights Movement in Antebellum America, published by

Corey, M. (2001). “Matilda Joslyn Gage, Woman Suffrage Historian,” the Journal of the New York State Archives, New York Archives.


“Teaching With Local Heroes, Brockport’s Own Frances Barrier Williams,” Seneca Falls Dialogues, October 13, 2012.

“The Religious Leadership of African American Women, Frances Barrier Williams,” Association for the Study of African American Life, Annual Conference, Sept. 26, 2012.

“Before Jackie: Civil Rights and the Negro Leagues,” Mornings With the Professors, March 27, 2012.

“Baseball Leads the Way with Cap, Jackie, and Ted,” Researching New York, SUNY Albany and The New York State Archives Annual Conference, November 19, 2009.

“The Impact of the Negro Leagues on Jim Crow America,” Rochester Area Council for the Social Studies Annual Conference, October 26, 2009.

“Multidisciplinary Perspectives on Women’s Leadership and Activism: Women and Educational Activism in 19th Century America,” Seneca Falls Dialogues, A Biennial Conference, Seneca Falls, N.Y., Oct. 11, 2008.

Walking into Local History, Reading Communities as Primary Sources,” New York State Council for the Social Studies Annual Conference, April, 2008.

“Susan B. Anthony and the Politics of Merger,” Susan B. Anthony & the Struggle for Equal Rights Conference, University of Rochester, March 31, 2006.

“Crossing Borders and Boundaries,” Organization of American Historians Annual Meeting, Boston, Massachusetts, March 2004.

Reshaping the Public Sphere,” Social Science History Association Annual Conference, Baltimore, Maryland, November, 2003.

“History Takes Place: Incorporating Local History in the American History Classroom” Researching New York Conference 2002, SUNY Albany, November, 2002.

“Writing and Righting the History of Woman Suffrage,” Researching New York Conference 2001, SUNY Albany, November, 2001.

“Matilda Joslyn Gage and Elizabeth Cady Stanton, Chroniclers and Historians” Third Annual Matilda Joslyn Gage Conference, The Legacy of Gage, Syracuse University, Matilda Joslyn Gage Foundation, and Friends of Matilda Joslyn Gage, Fayetteville, N.Y., March 2000.

Last Updated 9/18/13