Uncommon People


Colleagues, students, family and friends of Maya Peterson are invited to contribute to The Maya K. Peterson Memorial Endowment. The endowment honors Maya's intellectual spirit and passion for the study of history, and supports The Maya K. Peterson Explorations in History Seminar Series.

History at UC Santa Cruz

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Affiliated Programs

The History Department faculty are a diverse group of scholars whose research and teaching interests often span the divides between traditional academic disciplines. These faculty form collaborative working relationships with their colleagues campus wide, producing new and exciting interdisciplinary fields of study:

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