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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 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
- "Strangers in a Foreign Land: An Early History of Hungarian
Settlement, Livingston Parish,
Louisiana." Southeast Louisiana Historical Association Papers, 1987-88, vol. 12.
- Arpadhon: The Largest Rural Hungarian Settlement in the United
States, Folklife in the Florida
Parishes Series, vol. IV, Center for Regional Studies and Archives, Southeastern Louisiana University, Hammond, La., 1990.
- "Arpadhon: Hungarian Immigration and Settlement," in The
Purchase Bicentennial Series in Louisiana History, vol. X, A Refuge For
All Ages: Immigration in Louisiana History, Center for Louisiana
Studies, University of Southwestern Louisiana: Lafayette, 1996, pp.