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Edward J. Misch

Faculty In Memoriam

History and philosophy


BA, St. Meinrad College
STB, Catholic University of America
HEL, HED, Gregorian University of Rome

Dr. Misch’s writings include “The Catholic Church and the Negro” in Integrated Education, “The Early Apostolate Among the Emancipated Negroes” in Catholics in America, 1776–1976, and book reviews in the Catholic Historical Review and the Berkshire Eagle. He served as a speaker and discussion leader at Massachusetts Tomorrow conferences in 1976, was a discussion leader on the topic “American Life on Film: The 1950s” at the Berkshire Museum in 1981, was co-director and humanist with the Massachusetts Foundation for the Humanities Project “Knowing Our Place: Regional Study Group” in 1991–92, and received a grant from the Massachusetts Foundation for the Humanities to codirect a study group in Berkshire County that examined the basis of a local agricultural ethic. In 1991, he participated in a panel discussion on American Catholic life and thought at the annual meeting of the College Theology Society at Loyola University in Chicago. (1969–2001)