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Marilyn Weigold

University Historian

Dyson College of Arts & Sciences

Economics, History, and Political Science

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Dr. Marilyn E. Weigold is a Professor of History, University Historian, and Assistant Chair of the Department of Economics, History and Political Science. A specialist in regional and environmental history, she is the author of Long Island Sound: Its People, Places and Environment (New York University Press: 2004), as well as other works including Silent Builder: Emily Warren Roebling and the Brooklyn Bridge. Her most recent book, Yonkers in the Twentieth Century, was published by SUNY Press in 2014.


PhD , St.John's University , Jamaica, N.Y. , 1970

MA , St.John's University , Jamaica, N.Y. , 1966

BA , Good Counsel College , White Plains, N.Y. , 1965

Awards and Honors

  • East Hampton Library Foundation, August 13, 2016 - Authors' Night
  • Westchester Council for the Social Studies, December 1994 - Social Studies Service Award
  • Women in Communications, 1986 - Matrix Award
  • Pace University, May 1982 - Kenan Award for Teaching Excellence
  • Rockefeller Archive Center, January 1976 - Post-doctoral Research Grant
  • Board of Regents, New York State, 1968 - Herbert H. Lehman Doctoral Fellowship
  • N.Y. State Board of Regents, September 1966 - N.Y. State Regents College Teaching Fellowship


Weigold, M. E. (2015, April (2nd Quarter/Spring)). Peconic Bay: Four Centuries of History on L.I.'s North and South Forks. It is the entire work. Syracuse New York, U.S.: Syracuse University Press. (Issue first) , pages 296.

Weigold, M. (2014, October (4th Quarter/Autumn)). Yonkers in the Twentieth Century. Albany, New York, U.S.: SUNY Press. , pages 369.

Weigold, M. (2014, May). Emily Warren Roebling.

Weigold, M. (2013, November). Long Island Sound: A Socioeconomic Perspective. J.S. Latimer, M. Tedesco (Eds.), Long Island Sound: Prospects for an Urban Sea. New York, N.Y., U.S.: Springer. , pages 558.


Weigold, M. E. (2016, June 12). Nassau County Historical Society Lecture Series. Peconic Bay: Four Centuries of History. Nassau County Historical Society, Westbury, N.Y.

Weigold, M. E. (2016, June 9). Southampton Library/Southampton Museum Lecture Series. Peconic Bay: Four Centuries of History. Southampton Museum, Southampton, New York

Weigold, M. M. (2015, October 24). Suffolk County Library System. Peconic Bay: Four Centuries of History. Cutchogue-New Suffolk Library, Cutchogue, New York

Weigold, M. E. (2015, September 24). Suffolk County Historical Society Book Series. Peconic Bay: Four Centuries of History. Suffolks County Historical Society, Riverhead


Regional and environmental history of the New York area


  • East Hampoton Star [Newspaper], July 2015
    article dealing with my book on Peconic Bay published by Syracuse University Press
  • Journal News and other Papers [Newspaper], January 1995
    As university historian, I provide information about Pace's founding and evolution through the decades and have done so from 1995 to date.


  • American Historical Association , January 2014
    leading professional organization in the field of history
  • New York State Historical Association , January 2014
    leading professional organization dealing with N.Y.S. history
  • New York State Historical Association , January 1980
    NYHA publicizes and disseminates information about N.Y.State history
  • American Historical Association , January 1970
    The AHA publicizes and disseminates information on historical topics
  • Organization of American Historians , January 1970
    The OAH publicizes and disseminates information about American History


  • iPace [Other]
    Desc: to serve as a liaison between iPace administrators and Dyson faculty teaching iPace courses, gather and submit book orders, advise students, participate in monthly recruitment seminars
    Committee's Key Accomplishments: successfully launching the iPace program
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