Stefanie K. Wichhart, Ph.D.
Professor of History
Stefanie Wichhart, Ph.D., has been a member of the history faculty at Niagara University since 2007. A historian of the modern Middle East and British Empire, she teaches courses on the Middle East, British history, terrorism, and world history. She is the author of "Britain, Egypt, and Iraq during World War II: The Decline of Imperial Power in the Middle East," as well as numerous articles and book chapters on World War II in the Middle East and the history of political cartoons.
In addition to her role as faculty representative on the President’s Cabinet, Dr. Wichhart also serves as secretary of the Senate Executive Committee, a position she has held since 2019. She served as faculty mission director from 2018 to 2021, and as chair of the history department from 2016 until 2020.
Dr. Wichhart is the recipient of the 2022 College of Arts and Sciences Faculty Scholarship Award and the 2014 Niagara University Innovation in Teaching Award.
Dr. Wichhart earned her bachelor of arts in history and French at the State University of New York College at Geneseo, and her MA and Ph.D. in history at the University of Texas at Austin.