History Matters Archive


    Spring 2016

  • Standing inside the 3D model of the tomb of Pay, modeled by Sophie ShortIn this issue readers will find: a featured profile on new Assistant Professor Alma Heckman; an alumni profile on the 2016 keynote speaker for the 2016 Undergraduate History Showcase, Brain Mathias; and a profile on undergraduates, Sophie Short and Cori Hoover, who have been working with Assistant Professor Elaine Sullivan on her 3D Saqqara project. News stories from the fall and winter as well as upcoming events are also featured. You can read view this issue of History Matters here.

  • Fall 2015

  • Everett Program in South Africa -Tyler SpencerIn this issue readers will find: an alumni profile on Sara Mederos, who is currently completing her PhD in medieval history at the University of of Lincoln in the United Kingdom; a profile on history undergraduate, Tyler Spencer, who spent the summer in South Africa working on a digital mapping project; and our new video. News stories from the spring and summer are also featured. You can view this issue of History Matters here.

  • Spring 2015

  • Redwood TreesIn this issue of readers will find: an invitation to the History Department's Alumni Weekend event, Tales as Tall as the Redwoods: Reflections of UCSC's Founding Years, and to the 8th Annual Undergraduate Research Symposium. You'll also find a featured profile on Eryn Brennan, an alumna and the keynote speaker for the Undergraduate Research Symposium. You can view this issue of History Matters here.

  • Fall 2014

  • Gail Project Students Interviewing in JapanIn this issue readers will find: an alumni profile on Tom Beckett who ran a successful Kickerstarter campaign with his business partner alumni Bar Smith for their company Makesmith; photos from the trip Associate Professor Alan Christy took over the summer with student members of The Gail Project; and an article on Professor Dana Frank's testimony in Sacramento to support a California State Assembly resolution on the treatment of refugees from Central America. You can view this issue of History Matters here.

  • Winter 2014

  • Making of the Chines Mexican bookcoverIn this issue readers will find: a faculty profile on new Assistant Professor Grace Peña Delgado, an invitation to the 7th Annual Undergraduate Research Symposium, and the Youtube video of last year's keynote address, 'Great! Now What?', presented by Anna E. von Gehr. You can view this issue of History Matters here.

  • Fall 2013, Part 2

  • Elaine Sullivan in front of a pyramidIn this issue readers will find: a faculty profile on new Assistant Professor Elaine Sullivan; Associate Professor Alan Christy's Ed Talk - 'Humanities Today: The Transformational Power of Student Centered Learning'; and an alumni profile on Katie Walsh, Manager of North American Cities at the Carbon Disclosure Project. You can view this issue of History Matters here.

  • Fall 2013, Part 1

  • Mark Cioc ThumbnailIn this issue readers will find: a profile on History Department Chair Mark Cioc; a faculty profile on new Assistant Professor Juned Shaikh; and an alumni profile on Lia Winfield who received her PhD in History from UC Davis in June 2013. You can view this issue of History Matters here.

  • Spring 2013

  • Dustin WrightIn this issue of History Matters readers will find: a faculty profile on new Assistant Professor Jennifer Derr; an alumni profile on Rhiannon Schade who works as admissions counselor for Sweet Briar College in Virginia; and a profile on History graduate student James Dustin Wright who received a Fulbright-Hays grant to perform research for his dissertation in Japan. You can view this issue of History Matters here.

  • Fall 2012, Part 2

  • James CaseyIn this issue of History Matters readers will find: a faculty profile on new Assistant Professor Maya Peterson; an alumni profile on James Casey who is now a PhD candidate at Princeton University; and an travel journal by Emily Johnson about her time in Egypt. You can view this issue of History Matters here.

  • Fall 2012, Part 1

  • Kristoffer HellenIn this issue of History Matters readers will find: a welcome back message from Department Chair Gail Hershatter; a faculty profile on new Assistant Professor Marc Matera; and a travel journal by Kristoffer Hellen who spent time over the summer traveling through Russia and Europe. You can view this issue of History Matters here.

  • Spring 2012

  • Alan Christy In this issue of History Matters readers will find: an article by Associate Professor Alan Christy, winner of the Dizikes Teaching Award; "Historical Researchers: the Detectives of the Humanities Division," an article by Cory Schiff, History major and HUGRA winner, about his research; an announcement for the History Department first annual Graduation Celebration; and our new button. You can view this issue of History Matters here.

  • Winter 2012

  • Anthony Barbieri-LowIn this issue of History Matters readers will find:an invitation to the History Undergraduate Research Symposium with keynote speaker Anthony Barbieri-Low and the announcement of the winner of the Fanny Carruthers History Scholarship, Ashley Overhouse. You can view this issue of History Matters here.

  • Fall 2011

  • Lauren Thomas in ShanghaiIn this issue readers will find: a note from the Chair of the History Department, Gail Hershatter and travel journal by History major Lauren Thomas about her time spent in Shanghai, China. You can view this issue of History Matters here.