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Carl Guarneri  |  Interests  |  Scholarship  |  Service  

Education:

  • Ph.D. Johns Hopkins University, 1979
  • M.A. University of Michigan, 1974
  • B.A. University of Pennsylvania, 1972

Teaching Experience:

  • A. Lindsay O'Connor Visiting Professor - Colgate University (July 2006 - December 2006)
  • Visiting Professor of American Studies - University of Paris VIII (2000)
  • Asst., Assoc, and Professor of History - St. Mary's College of California (1979 - Present)
  • Instructor in History and Cultural Studies - Bates College (1977 - 1978)

Awards:

  • First Annual Research Scholar Award - Saint Mary's College of California (February 2011)
  • Distinguished Scholar Award - Communal Studies Association (2006)
  • William Gilbert Award - American Historical Association (2003)
    for best article on teaching history: "Internationalizing the United States Survey Course"
  • Professor of the Year Award - St. Mary's College of California (1996)
  • Eugenio Battisti Award - (1994)
    for best article in Utopian Studies: "The Americanization of Utopia"
  • Distinguished Teaching and Service Award (St. John Baptiste De La Salle Award) - St. Mary's College of California (1994)
  • Annual Book Award - Society for Historians of the Early American Republic (1992)
    for The Utopian Alternative
  • Alumni Faculty Fellowship Award - St. Mary's College
    1986, 1995, 2007

Fellowships:

  • Summer Stipend - National Endowment for the Humanities (1985)
  • Research Fellowship for Recent Recipients of the Ph.D. - American Council of Learned Societies (1981)
  • Research Fellowship - Charles Warren Center, Harvard University (1981)

Grants:

  • "Rethinking America in Global Perspective" - Co-director, NEH Institute for College and University Teachers (June 2008)
    Location: Library of Congress, Washington, DC
  • Lecturer Grant for Turkey - U.S. Department of State (2006)
  • "Rethinking America in Global Perspective" - Co-director, NEH Institute for College and University Teachers (June 2005)
    Location: Library of Congress, Washington, DC
  • "Major American Utopias" - Director, NEH Summer Seminar for School Teachers (July 2001)
    Location: Saint Mary's College
  • "Major American Utopias" - Director, NEH Summer Seminar for School Teachers (July 1998)
    Location: Saint Mary's College
  • Lecturer Grant for Brazil - U.S. Information Agency (1997)
  • "Major American Utopias" - Director, NEH Summer Seminar for School Teachers (July 1995)
    Location: Saint Mary's College
  • Curriculum Development Grant - Irvine Foundation (1993)
  • Publication Grant to Cornell University Press - National Endowment for the Humanities (1991)

Honors:

  • Pulitizer Prize Nomination (History) - (1991)
  • Phi Beta Kappa - (1971)

Presentations:

Selected Presentations

  • Utopia's Rank and File: New Approaches to Communitarianism. Guarneri, Carl (panel or forum member)
    33rd annual meeting of the Society for Historians of the Early American Republic
    (July 2011)
  • An Insider's View of Grant's Virginia Campaign, 1864. (other-Keynote address)
    "Lee and Grant" exhibit, Saint Mary's College Museum of Art
    (January 30, 2011)
  • Reconnecting the Early Republic with the Americas: Transnational and Comparative Perspectives. ,
    Society for Historians of the Early American Republic
    (July 24, 2010)
  • Locating the U.S. Among Western Settler Societies. ,
    Global Dimensions Seminar, Eisenberg Institute, University of Michigan
    (May 29, 2009)
  • America in the World: Placing U.S. History in a Global Context. ,
    Long Beach Unified School District
    (April 29, 2009)
  • Teaching the United States in World History. , (other-Keynote address)
    California World History Association
    (November 15, 2008)
  • The United States among the Settler Societies. ,
    Conference on "Studying America in the World," Massachusetts School of Law
    (April 29, 2007)
  • Looking Backward and the Debate over American Cultural Imperialism. , (other-Keynote address)
    American Studies Association of Turkey, Ankara, Turkey
    (November 01, 2006)
  • Anti-Americanism, Mass Culture, and Globalization: A Historical Perspective. ,
    Cukorova University, Adana, Turkey
    (October 30, 2006)
  • Reframing U. S. History in Global Context. ,
    Teachers' Workshop on "World History in the U.S./The U.S. in World History," Alameda County Office of Education
    (June 03, 2006)
  • American Nation-building in International Perspective. ,
    Symposium on "Americans Among Others," The College of New Jersey
    (February 21, 2005)
  • The Promises and Pitfalls of Globalized U.S. History. ,
    American Historical Association, Seattle, Wash.
    (January 08, 2005)
  • Winslow Homer and the Civil War. ,
    Hearst Art Gallery, St. Mary's College
    (March 03, 2004)
  • Teaching U.S. History in An Era of Internationalization. ,
    NYU-OAH Conference on Internationalizating American History, Florence, Italy
    (July 02, 2000)
  • Abolitionism and Nineteenth-Century Reform as Transatlantic Movements. ,
    Ecole des Hautes Etudes en Sciences Sociales, Paris, France
    (May 12, 2000)

Publications:

  • "Once More Beyond Consensus: The Transnational Turn and American Liberal Nationalism." Modern Intellectual History 8.3 (2011): 673-685
  • Locating the United States in Twentieth-Century World History. Washington, DC: American Historical Association, 2011.
  • "Integrating U.S. History Before the Twentieth Century into the World History Curriculum." Social Studies Review 49 (2010): 63-68
  • "Locating the United States in Twentieth-Century World History." Essays on Twentieth-Century History. Ed. Adas, Michael Philadelphia: Temple University Press, 2010. 213-270
  • Guarneri, Carl and Ginn, Alyssa Sisco. ""When Will the End Come? Captain Edward Hill and the 16th Michigan Volunteers in Grant's Virginia Campaign"." Saint Mary's College Civil War Website, 2010
  • with Davis, James. Teaching American History in a Global Context. Armonk, NY: M.E. Sharpe, 2008.
  • ""An American Utopia and Its Global Audiences: Transnational Perspectives on Looking Backward"." Utopian Studies 19.2 (2008): 147-187
  • ""Father I Done My Duty: Forrest Little and the Fifth Vermont Infantry in the Army of the Potomac, September 1861-July 1862"." Saint Mary's College Civil War Website http://library.stmarys-ca.edu/research/history/usa/little/ (2007)
  • America in the World: United States History in Global Context. New York: McGraw-Hill, 2007.
  • "Edward Bellamy's Looking Backward: The International Impact of an American Socialist Utopia, 1888-1945." Visualizing Utopia. Eds. Kemperink, M.. and Rienhorst, W. Louvain: Peeters, 2007. 1-29
  • America Compared: American History in International Perspective, 2nd ed.. Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 2005.
  • Higham, John. Hanging Together: Unity and Diversity in American Culture, edited by Carl J. Guarneri. New Haven: Yale University Press, 2001.
  • "Utopian and Communitarian Movements." The Oxford Companion To United States History. Ed. Boyer, Paul New York: Oxford University Press, 2001
  • "Communitarianism." Encyclopedia Of American Cultural And Intellectual History. Eds. Cayton, Mary K. and Williams, Peter W. New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 2001
  • "Abolitionism and American Reform in Transatlantic Perspective." Mid-America (2000): 21-49
  • "Brook Farm, Fourierism, and the Nationalist Dilemma in American Utopianism." Transient and Permanent: The Transcendentalist Movement and Its Contexts. Eds. Capper, Charles and Wright, Conrad Boston: Northeastern University Press, 1999
  • . ""Brisbane, Albert" and "Evans, George Henry"."American National Biography. New York: Oxford University Press, 1999.
  • "Out of Its Shell: Internationalizing the Teaching of United States History." AHA Perspectives February 1997
  • America Compared: American History in International Perspective. Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1997.
  • "Brook Farm and the Fourierist Phalanxes: Immediatism, Gradualism, and American Utopian Socialism." America's Communal Utopias. Ed. Pitzer, Donald E. Chapel Hill, North Carolina: University of North Carolina Press, 1997
  • "Reconstructing the Antebellum Communitarian Movement: Oneida and Fourierism." Journal of the Early Republic 16 (1996)
  • "Reconsidering C. Vann Woodward's The Comparative Approach to American History." Reviews in American History 23 (1995)
  • "U. S. Intellectual and Cultural History, 1815-1877." American Historical Association. Guide to Historical Literature 3rd ed. New York: Oxford University Press, 1995
  • "Utopias." A Companion to American Thought. Eds. Fox, Richard W. and Kloppenberg, James Boston: Blackwell, 1995
  • "The Americanization of Utopia: Fourierism and the Dilemma of Utopian Dissent in the United States." Utopian Studies 5 (1994)
  • "Reunion, Texas: Post Scriptum Ironique au Fouririsme Amricaine." Cahiers Charles Fourier 4 (1993)
  • "Utopie et la Seconde Revolution Americaine." Cahiers Charles Fourier 3 (1992)
  • The Utopian Alternative: Fourierism in Nineteenth-Century America. Ithaca, New York: Cornell University Press, 1991.
  • Associationism: Fourierism and America [Japanese Translation of 1979 Dissertation], trans. Hiroshi Uga. Tokyo: Koseisha-Koseikaku, 1989.
  • with Alvarez, David. Religion and Society in the American West. Lanham, Md.: University Press of America, 1987.
  • "The Associationists: Forging a Christian Socialism in Antebellum America." Church History 52 (1983)
  • "Two Utopian Socialist Plans for Black Emancipation." Louisiana History 24 (1983)
  • "Importing Fourierism to America." Journal of the History of Ideas 43 (1982)
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