Dr. Samantha Christiansen

Assistant Professor of History
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Asian and World History, Urban History, Social Movements, Gender Studies


Ph.D., World History, Northeastern University, Boston, MA, January 2013 
Graduate Certificate, Women’s Studies, Northeastern University, Boston, MA, May 2008
M.A., World History, Northeastern University, Boston, MA, May 2008
B.A. History, University of Colorado, Colorado Springs, CO, May 2005

Dr. Samantha Christiansen is an Assistant Professor of History at Marywood University.  She received her Ph.D in History from Northeastern University and is a specialist in South Asian and World History with strong interest in Social Movements, Urban History and Gender.  She is co-editor of The Third World in the Global 1960s (Berghahn, 2012) and has published a number of chapters and articles exploring the convergence of politics and culture.  Her current project is textbook, The Global Sixties, and will be published by Bloomsbury in 2017.  Prior to joining Marywood faculty, she taught courses focusing on World and South Asian History, Gender in the Global South, and Youth Revolt at Northeastern University, Babson College, Clark University, and Independent University Bangladesh.


HIST 100 - Roots of the Modern World
HIST 101 - Global History of the Twentieth Century
HIST 250B - Gender in Asia
HIST 432 - Rise of Modern Asia
HIST 455 - Youth, Revolt, & Student Power

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