Dr. Matelski is a New England transplant from the upper midwest. Her teaching interests include American pluralism, popular culture, and incorporating the digital humanities in the classroom. She is currently working on a museum exhibit for the Jewish Museum Milwaukee on the Hollywood Blacklist and conducting research for a new book on American youth, fitness, and the federal government.
Loyola University Chicago
Doctor of Philosophy
Bachelor of Arts
Nineteenth- and twentieth-century American history with an emphasis in women, gender, and sexuality, public history, popular culture, race, class, and urban history.
Matelski, E. (2017) Reducing Bodies: Mass Culture and the Female Figure in Postwar America. New York, NY: Routledge Press.
AMS 101: American Popular Culture
History 103: United States History I
History 104: United States History II
History 201: Contemporary Approaches to History
History 225: Salem Witch Trials
History 230: African American History
History 235: Public History
History 317: Civil Rights Movements
History 340: Women in American History and Culture
History 3XX: History of Sexuality in the U.S.