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
  • Pronouns he, him, his, his, himself
  • Title
    • Continuing Lecturer
  • Division Humanities Division
  • Department
    • Stevenson College
    • History Department
  • Phone
    831-459-2437 (Office)
  • Email
  • Office Location
    • Stevenson College Academic Building, Stevenson 229
  • Office Hours Fall 2023: Mon. 1-2 p.m. by Zoom; Tues 3:30-4:30 (in person!) or by appt. Please email me for Zoom link.
  • 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 Stevenson 1 & 2: Stevenson Core Course, History 173C: History of the Soviet Union & its Aftermath, History 78: Modern Authoritarianism, History 169: Dutch and Belgian History, History 196G: Topics in Modern Germany and Europe, History 167B: The Second World War in Europe, History 172A/B/C: German History/German Film 1919-45/1945-Present, 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.