Dolores Davison

History, Women's Studies
Office: 3019
Office Hours: varies by quarter
Phone number: (650) 949-7196 E-mail:

Online courses
  • WMN 5
  • History 4B
  • History 4C
  • History 18
  • History 20


BA, UC Davis 1989 History and Political Science
MA, U. of Oregon 1991 History
ABD, U. of Illinois, Chicago Russian History
Dissertation: An Alternative Society: Old Believer Women of the Leksa Monastery, 1714-1855


I am a huge hockey fan, and follow the Sharks rabidly. Wine tasting, hanging out with my friends and family, travel, and reading are all favorites as well.

  • Serving on the Academic Senate for California Community Colleges
  • Creating a Women in American Cultures Class for Foothill
  • Women's History Month Events
  • Putting History of China/Japan online
  • Senate and Curriculum Duties
Favorite websites
One of the best ways to keep up on Thornton and the gang.
Every bibliophile needs a site to help her addiction!
A favorite for translations.
The National Women's History Project site: All of the latest information about women's history
and assistance in planning women's history month celebrations.
It is always good to contact the mother ship!


Western Civilization Survey, Russian History, Latin American History, History of China/Japan, History of Imperial Spain, History of the Middle East, Introduction to Women's Studies, Women in Global Perspective.

Work experience

1993 Lecturer St. Xavier University, Chicago
1994 Lecturer University of Illinois, Chicago
1994-2000 Instructor Foothill College
2000-2004 Assistant Professor Foothill College
2004-2010 Associate Professor Foothill College
2010-present Professor Foothill College

St. Isaac's Cathedral, in St. Petersburg
Duomo, in Florence