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Victoria Mocsary

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victoria mocsary Victoria Mocsary received her B.A. and M.A. in history from    Southeastern Louisiana University in Dec. of 1987 and May of 1990, respectively. She has been an instructor of History at SLU since January of 1993. Ms. Mocsary teaches Louisiana History and survey classes in American History and Western Civilization. In addition to classroom instruction, she also works as the Undergraduate Coordinator for the Dept. of History and Political Science, assisting students with course selection and providing other services to help students achieve their academic goals.

Ms. Mocsary has done some PhD work at the University of Southern Mississippi. One of her primary fields of interest include the study of the history and folkways of a local ethnic Hungarian community in Albany, Louisiana.

Ms. Mocsary has done considerable work in the field of oral history. A large portion of her research of the Hungarians of Albany, Louisiana includes personal interviews with local residents. During the summer of 1998, Ms. Mocsary studied some of the folklife in the Florida Parishes, whereby she interviewed about fifty residents as a project for the Livingston Parish Cultural Association.

Ms. Mocsary is a member of the
National Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi
Gamma Beta Phi Honor Society
Phi Alpha Theta Historical Honor Society
The Thirteen Club Honor Society at SLU
Southeast Louisiana Historical Association
Louisiana Historical Association
Arpadhon Hungarian Settlement Cultural Association
Hungarian Settlement Historical Society
American Hungarian Educators Association
American Association for the Study of Hungarian History