ProfileDr. Matelski is a New England transplant from the upper Midwest. Her teaching interests include American multiculturalism, popular culture, and incorporating digital technologies into the history classroom. In addition to teaching American history, she also created the Public History concentration for Endicott`s history majors. She is currently editing a book chapter on global beauty culture and conducting research for a book on Robin Mingo, an enslaved Black man after whom Mingo Beach is named.
Loyola University Chicago
Doctor of Philosophy in American History
Bachelor of Arts in History
Awards and Accomplishments
Co-director, National Endowment for the Humanities Summer Seminar - The Salem Witch Trials: Their World & Legacy (Summer 2021)
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 2XX: Intro to Digital History
History 317: Civil Rights Movements
History 330: History of Sexuality in the United States
History 340: Women in American History and Culture
Liberal Studies 201: The Changing American Family
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