The General Studies major is intended for the highly motivated student who desires a program of study with more flexibility and opportunities for interdisciplinary study than a traditional major. It places the student at the center of educational and career planning, with focus on developing the skills that will be essential in the workforce of the 21st century.
M.A., University of Michigan
Professor Dennis Bozyk presently serves as Chair of the Department of History. He earned his M.A. in History from The University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, and completed his doctoral course work in the History of International Relations at Michigan State University.
He offers classroom and online courses at the undergraduate and graduate level to Madonna's on-campus students and to international students in Dubai, China and Haiti. He has received the Faculty Excellence Award from the university and continues to place the highest priority on advising and teaching.
Bozyk has presented scholarship in the discipline of history and in the theory and practice of university teaching and learning.
Bozyk has been awarded individual grants from such prestigious groups as the Kellogg Foundation and the Lilley Endowment, and has participated in university grants from the National Endowment for the Humanities and the Michigan Humanities Council.
He is a member of several scholarly organizations related to history, including the American Historical Association and the Historical Association of the United Kingdom.
Ph.D., University of Southern California
M.A., University of Southern California
B.A., University of Minnesota Minneapolis
Paul Radzilowski holds degrees from the University of Minnesota and the University of Southern California.
He has taught History at Madonna University since 2003, especially world and European history, and historical methods, but he also has experience in teaching a variety of Humanities courses, and has led study abroad trips.
He has taught classes for graduate, undergraduate, and high school special enrollment students.
His research interests include micro-history, the study of culture and religion in Late Medieval Poland, and the interrelations of history and philosophy.
He has been published in journals such as Polish Review, Catholic Social Science Review, and Logos, and has held grants, which include an IIE Fulbright Grant.