Dr. Justin Poché

Associate Professor of History
College of the Holy Cross

Justin Poché is associate professor of history at the College of the Holy Cross where he teaches American religious and social history. His research examines the role of Catholicism in shaping social policy and struggles for human rights in twentieth century America. In addition to his teaching and research, he has served as a director in the College’s first year studies program and engages in a wide range of initiatives around curriculum reform and Holy Cross’ Catholic and Jesuit mission. He is also a lead researcher and steering committee member of the Latino History Project of Worcester. He first experienced the summer colloquy as a graduate student in 2003 at St. John’s University. Since that transformative experience, he has remained passionately committed to Collegium’s core mission to nurture the spiritual and intellectual life of teacher-scholars in Catholic Higher education.