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Edmund Mazza, Ph.D.

Professor, Department of History and Political Science
Phone: (626) 815-3843
Edmund Mazza, Ph.D., is a professor in the Department of History and Political Science at APU. Mazza's principal fields are Medieval Europe, Ancient History, Church History and Russian History. His most recent article, "Not Everybody Loves Raymond (or Regensberg)," was published in the Fellowship of Catholic Scholars Quarterly. His travel and research has taken him to such varied places as New York, Paris, Lourdes, Rome, Venice, Padua, Florence, Barcelona, Kuala Lumpur, and Mexico City. Mazza and his wife Tatyana, formerly of Moscow, strive to work and live by the APU motto: God First.


  • Ph.D. - City University of New York, 2004
  • M.A. - City University of New York, 1998
  • B.A. - City University of New York, 1993


College of Liberal Arts and Sciences

  • History and Political Science


  • Ancient History
  • Church Fathers
  • Medieval History
  • Roman Empire: Beginnings and Endings
  • Thirteenth-Century Mendicant Orders

Courses Taught

  • HIST 120 – World Civilizations to 1648
  • HIST 311 – Ancient Greece
  • HIST 312 – Ancient Rome
  • HIST 350 – Medieval Europe
  • HIST 352 – Renaissance and Reformation
  • HIST 484 – Historical Themes
  • POLI 496 – Senior Seminar: Religion and Politics