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.

Marc Matera
  • Title
    • Associate Professor
  • Division Humanities Division
  • Department
    • History Department
  • Affiliations Chicano Latino Research Center, Critical Race and Ethnic Studies
  • Phone
    831-459-4060 (office)
  • Email
  • Office Location 214 Stevenson Academic
  • Office Hours Winter 2018: By appointment
  • 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 Taught 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 196A - The Global 1930s, HIS 196H - Sex and the City: History of Sexuality in Urban Areas around the Globe, HIS 202 - Practicing World History (Graduate Course), HIS 203 - Global Decolonization (Graduate Course), HIS 251B - Readings in Modern European History: Empire (Graduate Course)