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David Brundage

David Brundage

Professor Emeritus , Research Professor of History

History Department

Areas of expertise: Immigration, Class, Colonialism, Discrimination and Inequality, History, Labor and Social Movements, US History


Biography, Education and Training

B.A. Reed College M.A. University of Warwick Ph.D. UCLA

Jennifer L. Derr

Jennifer L. Derr

Associate Professor; Founding Director, Center for the Middle East and North Africa at UC Santa Cruz

History Department

Areas of expertise: Disease and Immunity, Science Studies, Environmental Studies, Biomedical Sciences, Capitalism, Colonialism, History, Water


Biography, Education and Training

Education B.S. in Biological Sciences, Stanford University M.A. in Contemporary Arab Studies, Georgetown University Ph.D. in History, Stanford University

Bruce A Thompson

Bruce A Thompson

Jewish Studies Academic Advising Coordinator, Continuing Lecturer

History Department, Literature Department

Areas of expertise: California History, Climate Change, Environmental History, European Studies, Film, History, Jewish Studies and Judaism, Religion and Secularism, War


Biography, Education and Training

Ph.D., Stanford University


Areas of expertise: Ancient World / Classics, Democracy, Classical Studies, Classics, History


Biography, Education and Training

Ph.D., University of Pennsylvania

Gail Hershatter

Gail Hershatter

Research Professor and Distinguished Professor of History Emer.

History Department

Areas of expertise: Asian Studies, China, Communism, Cultural Studies, Pacific Rim, Gender Studies, Oral History, History, Labor and Social Movements, Sexuality


Biography, Education and Training

B.A. Hampshire College M.A. Stanford University Ph.D. Stanford University


Areas of expertise: History, German Studies, Communism, European Politics, European Studies, Fascism, Film, Jewish Studies and Judaism, Nationalism, Post Communist Politics


Biography, Education and Training

Ph.D., Yale University B.A., UC Santa Cruz

Noriko Aso

Noriko Aso

East Asian Studies Program Director, Associate Professor

History Department

Areas of expertise: History, Asian Studies, Pacific Rim, Cultural Studies, Gender Studies, Visual Culture, Popular Culture, Youth Studies


Biography, Education and Training

Ph.D., Dissertation: "New Illusions: The Emergence of a Discourse on Traditional Japanese Arts and Crafts, 1868-1945," University of Chicago, 1997 M.A., Thesis: "Object Lessons: the Museological Practices of Edward S. Morse and Yanagi Sôetsu," University of Chicago, 1991 Inter-University Center for Japanese Language Studies, 1988-1989 B.A., Yale University (Summa cum laude), Yale University, 1983-1987


Areas of expertise: Colonialism, Slavery, African Diaspora, Atlantic World, Latin American and Latino Studies, History, Race, Law and Policy, Personal and Social Identities, Spanish


Biography, Education and Training

Ph.D., University of Texas at Austin


Areas of expertise: Nationalism, European Studies, History, Writing


Biography, Education and Training

Kiva Silver graduated with honors from UCSD in 1999 after completing a BA degree in history.  After earning his M.Phil in Economic and Social HIstory and a D.Phil in European History from Cambridge University in 2004, Kiva Silver completed a master's degree in Sociology at UCSC in 2006. He is currently a continuing lecturer in the History Department, the Writing Program, and Stevenson College at UCSC.   


Areas of expertise: Slavery, African Diaspora, Atlantic World, History, Race, African American / Black Studies, World History, Digital Humanities, US History


Biography, Education and Training

Ph.D., Johns Hopkins University, 2006 M.A., Johns Hopkins University, 2003 B.A., Boston University, 1999


Areas of expertise: History, Italian Studies, Renaissance Studies, Popular Culture, Urban studies, Middle Ages


Biography, Education and Training

Ph.D., University of California, Berkeley

Minghui Hu

Minghui Hu

Associate Professor

History Department

Areas of expertise: History, Asian Studies, China, Communism, History of Science, Chinese, History of Philosophy, Pacific Rim, Taiwan, Science Studies


Biography, Education and Training

Ph.D., History, UCLA MS, Science and Technology Studies, Virginia Tech BS, Civil Engineering, Tamkang University


Areas of expertise: History, Civil War, Gender Studies, Race, Youth Studies


Biography, Education and Training

Ph.D. Johns Hopkins University, 2007 M.A. Johns Hopkins University, 2002 B.A. Haverford College, 1996

Alice S. Yang

Alice S. Yang

Chair, History Department, Associate Professor of History, Co-Director of the Center for the Study of Pacific War Memories

History Department, Stevenson College, Critical Race and Ethnic Studies

Areas of expertise: History, Critical Race and Ethnic Studies, Asian American Pacific Islander History, Comparative Politics, California History, Colonialism, Feminist Studies, Gender Studies, Labor and Social Movements, Oral History


Biography, Education and Training

B.A., M.A.T. Brown University M.A., Ph.D. Stanford University


Areas of expertise: Italian Studies, Film, History, Literature, Ethnomusicology


Biography, Education and Training

A native of Italy, I graduated from the University of Bari, Italy, with a degree in Foreign Languages and Literature, majoring in English. I taught for several years at UC Davis and then moved to UC Santa Cruz where I have been teaching all levels of Italian for over two decades.  I have an immense dedication for teaching, one of my goals is to provide my students with language skills that they may not encounter in the textbook. This includes using idioms and common catch phrases/words. I ... more »


Areas of expertise: History, European Studies, Africa and African Studies, African Diaspora, Colonialism, Critical Theory, Cultural Studies, Feminist Studies, Critical Race and Ethnic Studies, Urban studies


Biography, Education and Training

B.A., University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill M.A., University of Colorado, Boulder Ph.D., Rutgers University, New Brunswick, NJ


Areas of expertise: Egyptology, Archaeology, Digital Humanities, Virtual Reality, Immersive, and Augmented Reality Environments, Ancient World / Classics, History


Biography, Education and Training

  Elaine A. Sullivan is an Egyptologist and a Digital Humanist whose work focuses on applying new technologies to ancient cultural materials. Her born-digital publication, Constructing the Sacred, utilizes a geo-temporal 3D model of the necropolis of Saqqara (near modern Cairo) to investigate questions of ritual landscape and visibility at the site. This digital monograph (https://constructingthesacred.org, Stanford University Press, 2020) was awarded prizes by the Amer... more »

Aims McGuinness

Aims McGuinness

College Provost, Merrill College , Associate Professor

History Department, Merrill College

Areas of expertise: History


Biography, Education and Training

Ph.D., History, University of Michigan, 2001. A.B., History, Princeton University, 1990. 

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Nolan Higdon

lornagarano@gmail.com

510-759-6655


Areas of expertise: Critical Theory, Digital Media, New Media, History


Biography, Education and Training

Nolan Higdon is a founding member of the Critical Media Literacy Conference of the Americas, Project Censored National Judge, author, and lecturer at Merrill College and the Education Department at University of California, Santa Cruz. Higdon’s areas of concentration include podcasting, digital culture, news media history and propaganda, and critical media literacy. All of Higdon’s work is available at Substack (https://nolanhigdon.substack.com/). He is the author of The Anatomy of F... more »

Matthew Lasar

Matthew Lasar

Retired Lecturer on Teaching Recall

History Department

Press Contact

Matthew Lasar

Lecturer

mlasar@ucsc.edu

831-459-5593


Areas of expertise: History, Politics, World History, United States Politics and Government


Biography, Education and Training

Ph.D, Claremont Graduate School

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