Michael Sugrue, Ph.D is a Professor of History and the Chairman of the History Department. Professor Sugrue holds a B.A. from The University of Chicago and an M.A. and M.Phil. and Ph.D from Columbia University. Before coming to Ave Maria, Professor Sugrue taught history, philosophy, religion, literature and politics at Princeton. In his ten years at Princeton, Dr. Sugrue was a member of the Council for the Humanities and the department of politics. Earlier he taught at Johns Hopkins and Columbia. Professor Sugrue has taped more than one hundred fifty lectures for the Teaching Company, which produces the “Superstar Teachers” series of tapes. Professor Sugrue teaches world history, American history, the history of Western philosophy, and the history of literature.