Faculty by Research Specialization

The Department of History at UC Santa Cruz is known for its innovative research and exemplary scholarship. Our faculty work at the cutting edge of their respective fields, covering a wide variety of geographic, temporal, and thematic fields of study. The areas of specialization listed here are by no means an exhaustive list of our scholastic interests. Rather, they highlight the diverse and often overlapping ideas and approaches we explore within our teaching and research.

Catherine A Jones
  • Title
    • Associate Professor
  • Division Humanities Division
  • Department
    • History Department
  • Phone
    831-459-2927 (office)
  • Email
  • Office Location
    • Stevenson College Academic Building, 272 Stevenson College
  • Office Hours Spring 2021: Tu., 3-5:00 p.m., and by appt., via via zoom:https://ucsc.zoom.us/j/7236162837?pwd=a292Z2RCalE2dXlTek1CSzRXOEdmZz09 pass code: 657383
  • Mail Stop Stevenson Academic Services
  • Mailing Address
    • 1156 High Street, Stevenson Academic Services
    • Santa Cruz CA 95064
  • Faculty Areas of Expertise History, Civil War, Gender Studies, Race, Youth Studies
  • Courses History 10A: U.S. survey to 1877; History 100: Historical Skills and Methods; History 110D: Civil War Era; History 110H: Greater Reconstructions; History 109A: Race, Gender, and Power in the Antebellum South; History 114: Markets and Morality in the 19th C U.S.; History 190W: Research Seminar in the Civil War and Reconstruction; History 190M: History of Children Research Seminar; History 212: Citizenship in U.S. History (graduate seminar); History 280 A and C: Pedagogy and Job Market Proseminars
  • Advisees, Grad Students, Researchers Donald Thomas Hickey, Amanda Linda Huse

Summary of Expertise

Slavery and Emancipation

Civil War Era

History of Children and Childhood

American South

Biography, Education and Training

Ph.D. Johns Hopkins University, 2007

M.A. Johns Hopkins University, 2002

B.A. Haverford College, 1996

Selected Publications

Intimate Reconstructions: Children in Postemancipation Virginia (University of Virginia Press, 2015)