Loyola University Maryland

Department of History

Dr. Steven Hughes

Professor Emeritus

Email: schughes@loyola.edu

Curriculum Vitae

Recent Scholarly Activities 2019 - 2021

  • Jan. 6, 2021: Offered a virtual lecture on fencing and dueling in Italy for the Sala della Spada historical fencing school
  • Jan.7, 2020: Gave a talk entitled "The Strange Career of Dueling in Italy: from the Medieval to the Modern" for the Dante Alighieri Society of Denver
  • Mar. 15, 2019: Discussed dueling in a tevised interview for What the Facts segment "Remember when Dueling was Legal?" connected to WTF101: Duels on College Humor.
  • History Professor Steven C. Hughes wins 2010 Nachbahr Award

Areas of Specialization

  • Modern Italian History
  • Masculinity
  • History of Crime


  • June 10, 2022 Steve Hughes will be lecturing "Why Italian Switzerland? And why it's important in Italy's history." Details on this flyer.


Sara Scalenghe

Sara Scalenghe, Ph.D.

Originally from Italy, this associate professor of history has also lived in Syria, Lebanon, and Egypt, and is passionate about her scholarship in Middle Eastern and North African history