Sister Margit Nagy, CDP, PhD
Professor of History
Chair of the History Department

  • PhD, Asian History - University of Washington

  • MA - Jackson School of International Studies at the University of Washington

  • BA, History - Our Lady of the Lake University
Contact Info:
Main Building, Room 202-F
: 210-431-3918 


“Middle-Class Working Women during the Interwar Years,” in Gail Bernstein, ed..  Recreating Japanese Women:  The Social and Cultural Construction of Gender in Japan, 1600-1945.  (University of California Press).  1991.

Abraham Lincoln Without Borders:  Lincoln’s Legacy Outside the United States.”  (Book Review)  The Journal of Southern History.  2012.

“Hope:  A Wise Risk” in Beneath the Spires:  Thoughts and Images Commemorating the Centennial of Our Lady of the Lake University.  1995.

“Women Who Inspire:  Kumamoto Women from the Meiji Era” Kumamoto shi ni oite eikyo wo oyobashita joseitachi  (A bilingual booklet prepared for the San Antonio, Texas-Kumamoto, Japan Women’s Leadership Conference and printed on the City of San Antonio, International Affairs Department.  Adapted and translated from Kumamoto reimeiki no onnatachi, Kumamoto City.  1999.

Translation (Hungarian to English) of Diaries of Eastern/Central European Women Religious under Communism Archival History project (Chicago Theological Union).  2005-2007.

“Educating Prewar Japanese Women in Their Legal Rights:  The Role of Male Mentors.”  Intercultural Communication Studies.  I (1;1991)

  • Two Fulbright research grants to Waseda University and the University of Tokyo, School of Law 
  • Fulbright lecture grant in U.S. history to the University of Veszprém, Hungary
Other Accomplishments:

November 2014 - coordinated the binational (U.S.-Japan) Centennial Commemoration of the Japanese Monument at the Alamo

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