Faculty Directory

Marc Matera
  • Title
    • Associate Professor
    • History Graduate Program Director
    • Co-director, Center for Cultural Studies
  • Division Humanities Division
  • Department
    • History Department
  • Affiliations Research Center for the Americas, Institute for Social Transformation, Critical Race and Ethnic Studies
  • Phone
    831-459-4060 (office)
  • Email
  • Office Location
    • Stevenson College Academic Building, 214 Stevenson Academic
  • Office Hours Fall 2021: Mon 2-3pm, Fri 3-4pm, or by appointment (on Zoom)
  • Mail Stop Stevenson Academic Services
  • Mailing Address
    • 1156 High Street
    • Santa Cruz CA 95064
  • Faculty 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
  • Courses HIS 2B - The World Since 1500, HIS 101C - Oceans in World History, HIS 181 - Modern Britain and the British Empire, HIS 181A / ANTH110O - Postcolonial Britain and France, HIS 181B - Africa and Britain in an Imperial World, HIS 196H - Sex and the City: History of Sexuality in Urban Areas around the Globe, HIS 200 - Methods and Theories of History (Graduate Course), HIS 202 - Practicing World History (Graduate Course), HIS 203 - Global Decolonization (Graduate Course), HIS 251B - Readings in Modern European History: Empire (Graduate Course)

Research Interests

Modern Britain and the British Empire; Black European Studies; Modern European cultural, social, and intellectual history; Black Atlantic; women's and gender history; history of sexuality; and world history

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