Mark Cioc

TitleProfessor Emeritus
DivisionHumanities Division
DepartmentHistory Department
AffiliationsGerman Studies,
Stevenson College,
Environmental Studies Department
Phone831-295-6000 (cell)
OfficeHistory Department
Campus Mail StopStevenson Academic Services
Mail1156 High Street
Santa Cruz, CA
Mark Cioc

Research Interests

public history, U.S. foreign relations, global environmental issues, German history

Biography, Education and Training

Ph.D., History, University of California, Berkeley

Honors, Awards and Grants

Academic Senate's Administrator of the Year Award for 2010-11, UC Santa Cruz

Selected Publications

  • The Edge of Texas: A History of El Paso and Ciudad Juárez since the 19th Century. In-progress manuscript.

  • The Game of Conservation: International Treaties to Protect the World's Migratory Species. Athens: University of Ohio Press, 2009.

  • How Green Were the Nazis? Nature, Environment, and Nation in the Third Reich, ed. with Franz-Josef Brüggemeier and Thomas Zeller. Athens: University of Ohio Press, 2006.

  • The Rhine: An Eco-Biography, 1815-2000. Seattle: University of Washington Press, 2002.

  • Water and the Environment since 1945: Global Perspectives, vol. 7 of History in Dispute, ed. with C. Miller and K. Showers. Detroit, Mich.: St. James Press, 2001.

  • Pax Atomica: The Nuclear Defense Debate in West Germany during the Adenauer Era. New York: Columbia University Press, 1988.

Courses Taught

HIS 70A, Modern European History, 1500-1815
HIS 70B, Modern European History, 1815-present
HIS 2B, The World Since 1500
HIS 200, Methods and Theories of History
HIS 196G, Modern Germany and Europe
HIS 172D, Hitler and Nazi Germany
HIS 172B, German Film, 1919–1945
HIS 172A, Modern German History
HIS 75, Film and Holocaust