Dr. Elizabeth Matelski enters her first academic year (2019-20) as an NCAA Faculty Athletics Representative for the athletics department. The Faculty Athletics Representative serves as a bridge between the students and the faculty and staff.
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. Most recently she created an interdisciplinary Public History concentration for Endicott`s history majors. She is currently writing a book chapter on the history of global beauty culture and conducting research for a new book on American youth, fitness, and the federal government.
Loyola University Chicago
Doctor of Philosophy in American History
Bachelor of Arts in History
Nineteenth- and twentieth-century American history with an emphasis in women, gender, and sexuality, public history, popular culture, race, class, and urban history.