Marica Cassis


Associate Professor and Head of Department
Cross-appointed to Department of Archaeology


  • Mellon Postdoctoral Fellow, Pontifical Institute of Mediaeval Studies
  • Ph.D. University of Toronto
  • M.A., M.A. University of Toronto
  • B.A. (Hons.) University of Alberta


Department of History
Memorial University of Newfoundland
St. John's, NL A1C 5S7
Email: mcassis[at]
Room: A-4019
Phone: (709) 864-7650

Research Interests

Byzantine and Syriac Christian history and archaeology; Early Islamic history; Early Islamic-Christian interaction; ancient Near Eastern history and archaeology.



Department of History

230 Elizabeth Ave, St. John's, NL, CANADA, A1B 3X9

Postal Address: P.O. Box 4200, St. John's, NL, CANADA, A1C 5S7

Tel: (709) 864-8000