Santoro, Carmela | State Archives Catalog
Professor Carmela Santoro taught history and secondary education at RIC from 1960 until her retirement in 1983.
She received her Ed. B. from Rhode Island College in 1937, her M.A. in history from Brown University in 1944 and her Ph.D from Syracuse University in 1967, after which she was promoted to the rank of Professor.
Professor Santoro served as the Director of the Ethnic Heritage Studies Project at RIC during the 1980’s.
Upon her retirement, she was named Professor Emerita of History and Secondary Education.
After her retirement, she authored “The Italians in Rhode Island: the Age of Exploration to the Present, 1524 – 1989” published by the Rhode Island Publications Society in 1990.