Scott B. Caton, Ph.D.

Professor of History; Dean, School of Arts and Humanities
(585) 594-6336


Ph.D. (History), University of Rochester (NY), 1998
M.A.R., Westminster Theological Seminary (PA), 1988
B.A., Roberts Wesleyan College, 1986


Specialty areas:
American cultural, religious and intellectual history; church history (general); Puritanism; Tudor and Stuart England           

Current research interests:

New England Puritanism; John Henry Newman; Orestes Brownson; 19th-century evangelicalism.

Sample RWC Courses:

HST 103 Western Civilization II

HST 201 American Studies I 
HST 308 Christianity in America

HST 420: G.K. Chesterton

Sample Publications/Presentations:

  • “Catholicism and the English Reformation” at “Shakespeare as Catholic” Conference, St. John Fisher College, Rochester, NY (April 2006).