Heather McCarty, Professor - History Department

Contact Information

Heather J. McCarty
Professor
History Department
Political Science Department
Gender and Women's Studies Department
(510) 659-6222
hmccarty@ohlone.edu
Room 4101, Building 4, first floor, Fremont campus

Teaching and Research Interests

California and Western History; Women's History Social, Cultural and Political United States History; Ethnic, Race and Gender Relations; Carceral Systems; Crime and Punishment; Social Movements; Social Deviance.

Courses Taught at Ohlone

Classroom

  • History 105: California History
  • History 117A: The History of the United States from Colonization to 1877 
  • History 117B: History of the United States from 1877 to the Present
  • History 119A: Bad Girls: American Women’s History Until 1890
  • History 119B: Bad Girls: American Women’s History Since 1890
  • History 141: History of Rock and Roll in the 1950s

Online

  • History 105: California History
  • History 117A: The History of the United States from Colonization to 1877 
  • History 141: History of Rock and Roll in the 1950s

Education

  • Ph.D. University of California, Berkeley, History, 2004 
  • M.A. University of California, Berkeley, History, 1998
  • B.A. University of California, Los Angeles, History and African American Studies, 1997, magna cum laude, Highest Departmental Honors