Earn a Degree in Social Studies

  • Personalized attention and small classes
  • Gain knowledge of history and politics in certain regions, and awareness of U.S. contributions to the world
  • Caring faculty who infuse their experience in content-area pedagogy and traditional research into their teaching
  • Special focus on the multiple dimensions of U.S. and Global Citizenship

Degrees Offered




Excellent preparation for careers in education, government, law, business

Learn More

Political Science

For a variety of careers in federal, state and local government, non-profit organizations, international organizations, business, teaching, and law.

Learn More

International Studies (Cert.)

Ideal for students aiming for careers that span more than one country

Learn More

Faculty Bios

Dennis BozykChair, History and Paralegal Studies Director, General Studies Program

M.A., University of Michigan


734-432-5547, 2400

Dennis Bozyk

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.

X icon

Paul RadzilowskiAssociate Professor

Ph.D., University of Southern California

M.A., University of Southern California

B.A., University of Minnesota Minneapolis


734-432-5637, 2406

Paul Radzilowski

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.

X icon