Linda Ivey

Associate Professor, Coordinator of the Public History Program, and Chair of the History Department

Department of History

(510) 885-2166
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Specialization: US Environmental History, Immigration History, Public History, History of California and the West


  • Ph.D., Georgetown University 2003
  • BA, Trinity College (CT) 1991


Spring Quarter 2014
Course #SecCourse TitleDaysFromToLocationCampusTextbook Info
HIST 350501Calif Environmental HistoryW6:30PM10:00PMMI-3006Hayward Campus View Books
HIST 490001Independent StudyARR ARRHayward Campus View Books
HIST 690001Independent StudyARR ARRHayward Campus View Books
HIST 690101Internship in Public HistoryARR ARRHayward Campus View Books


In progress: “Apples and Experts: Evolving Notions of Sustainable Agriculture,” (article).

Review of Philip L. Fradkin and Alex L. Fradkin, The Left Coast: California on the Edge?, H-Environment, H-Net Reviews. August, 2011. URL:

“Teaching Environmental History: Two Views from the United States,” with George Vrtis, Global History Review, Beijing: China Social Sciences Press (volume and date to come), 2012.

Forward to Cultivating a Movement: An Oral History of Organic Farming and Sustainable Agriculture on California's Central Coast, S.Rabkin and I. Reti, eds. Santa Cruz, California: UC Santa Cruz Library, 2011.

Review of Robert M. Carriker, Urban Farming in the West: A New Deal Experiment in Subsistence Homesteads, in Agricultural History 85, no. 3 (2011): 433-4.

Contributor, Encyclopedia of American Environmental History (4 vols.), Kathleen A. Brosnan, editor. New York: Facts on File, Inc., 2010.

Review of Catherine S. Ramirez, The Woman in the Zoot Suit: Gender, Nationalism and the Cultural Politics of Memory, in The History Teacher 42, no. 4 (August 2009): 522-523.

"The Body Environmental," Reviews in American History 35, no. 4 (December 2007): 565-572. 

"Selling California: Industrial Shorts in the Classroom," Environmental History 12 (April 2007): 319-21.

"Ethnicity in the Land: Lost Stories in California Agriculture," Agricultural History 81, no. 1 (2007): 98-124.

"Immigration" and "Monoculture," forthcoming in Encyclopedia of American Environmental History.

"Ready to Rock and Roll? Journey with Aboriginals Back to the Bush in Chris Walker's 'The Dreamers of Arnhem Land," American Society for Environmental History News, Winter 2006.

"The Scene of the Crime: Travis Wilkerson's 'An Injury to One' Investigates Class Conflict in Environmental History," American Society for Environmental History News, Winter 2005.  

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