Mark Traugott

TitleProfessor Emeritus
DivisionHumanities Division
DepartmentHistory Department
AffiliationsSociology Department
Phone831-459-2465 (office),
831-459-2555 (message)
Web Site
HIS 196I, The French Revolution
Office277 Stevenson College
Office HoursN/A
Campus Mail StopStevenson Academic Services
Mail1156 High Street
Santa Cruz, CA
Mark Traugott

Research Interests

Social and economic history, 19th-century France, French revolutions, European working class, historical methods, worker's autobiographies, social movements

Biography, Education and Training

B.A., Harvard University
Ph.D., University of California, Berkeley

Honors, Awards and Grants

ACLS Fellowship
Guggenheim Fellowship
NEH Fellowship
Fellow of the French Institut d'Etudes Avancées and the Collegium de Lyon

Selected Publications

  • The Insurgent Barricade. Berkeley: U.C. Press, 2010.

  • Repertoires and Cycles of Collective Action, ed. Durham, N.C.: Duke University Press, 1995.

  • The French Worker: Autobiographies from the Early Industrial Era, ed. and tr. Berkeley: University of California Press, 1993.

  • Armies of the Poor: Determinants of Working-Class Participation in the Parisian Insurrection of June 1848. Princeton, N.J.: Princeton University Press, 1985. With new introduction, New Brunswick, N.J.: Transaction Publishers, 2002.

  • Emile Durkheim on Institutional Analysis, ed. and tr. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1978. Paperback edition, 1994.

Courses Taught

HIS 1, Theories of History/Theories of Society
HIS 7, Archives and Public History
HIS 108, Social Movements in Historical Perspective
HIS 171, Revolutions in France
HIS 196I, The French Revolution
HIS 196J, Autobiography and History
HIS 200, Methods and Theories of Historical Research