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.

Edward H. Kehler
  • Title
    • Continuing Lecturer
  • Division Humanities Division
  • Department
    • History Department
    • Stevenson College
  • Phone
    831-459-2437 (Office), 831-459-1924 (Message)
  • Email
  • Office Location
    • Stevenson College Academic Building, Room 229
  • Office Hours Spring 2021: Tuesday & Thursday, 2:00-3:00 p.m., or by appt. (all via Zoom)
  • Mail Stop Stevenson Academic Services
  • Mailing Address
    • 1156 High Street
    • Santa Cruz CA 95064
  • Faculty Areas of Expertise History, German Studies, Communism, European Politics, European Studies, Fascism, Film, Jewish Studies and Judaism, Nationalism, Post Communist Politics
  • Courses History 196G: Topics in Modern Germany and Europe; History 172A: Modern Germany; Stevenson 1 & 2: Stevenson Core Course; History 78: Modern Authoritarianism; History 169: Dutch and Belgian History; History 172B & 172C: German Film, 1919-45/1945-Present; History 167B: The Second World War in Europe; History 176: Modern Eastern Europe; History 196N - Eastern European Jewish Social History; History 70A & 70B: Modern Europe 1500-1815/1815 - Present

Biography, Education and Training

Ph.D., Yale University
B.A., UC Santa Cruz

Teaching Interests

European political and social history, Modern German history, Eastern European history, Dutch & Belgian history, film history, and history of aviation.