Diana Moore

Diana Moore has taught at Manhattan College as an adjunct instructor since January 2015. She is a doctoral candidate at the Graduate Center, CUNY specializing in modern Italian history. Her dissertation that examines a group of transnational Anglo-American women who were active in Italian unification and state building in the second half of the nineteenth century. By doing so, she challenges earlier histories that focused solely on the political activities of Italian men and reveals how the Italian state was shaped by charitable, transnational, and female forces.


M.Phil in Modern European History, The Graduate Center, CUNY

B.A. in History and Italian Studies, Fordham University

Courses Taught

HIST 150 Roots:History- Identity and Exclusion

  • Research

    19th century Europe, with a focus on England and Italy; history of religion and charity; women's and gender history; history of sexuality; history of nationalism.

  • Publications and Scholarly Activities

     “A New Apostolate: Transnational Protestant and Mazzinian Women in Italian State-Building,” presented at the New York State Association of European Historians, October 2015.

    “A Moral Risorgimento: Mazzinian Women and the Campaign against State-Regulated Prostitution in Italy,” presented at the Graduate Center History Department Student Conference, March 2015

  • Honors, Awards, and Grants

    NYSAEH Graduate Student Paper Prize, October 2015

    Cammett Award for Italian Studies, May 2015 and April 2014

    Provost’s Summer Research Award, May 2014