Name: Matthew Young
Title: McCoy Professor
Education: Master of Arts and Ph.D. in History, Bowling Green State University; Bachelor of Arts in History, Kenyon College
Research Interests: U.S. History 1930s, 1940s, History and Film
Recent Publications: Recent articles on the Abraham Lincoln Brigade in the Spanish Civil War, D-Day Commemoration, and the MOOC Phenomenon
Courses (Fall 2014): Introduction to Human Geography, Recent American History, World War II
Courses (Spring 2015): History and Film, American Foreign Relations
Phone: (740) 376-4627
What can a student expect when taking one of your classes?
To be challenged to consider ways that historical knowledge can be applied in the present.
What excites you about teaching at Marietta College?
I have many teaching interests, and have the freedom to pursue them at MC.
When you aren’t teaching, what other activities do you enjoy?
Reading, running, mountain biking, playing soccer with my boys.
Do you prefer flipping through the pages of a book or an e-book?
I’m a history professor. . . What do you think?
What is your favorite location on campus and why?
The rec center is a great place in the morning.