Kyle Livie

Contact Information

Kyle Livie, Ph.D
Associate Professor
Room 4102, Building 4, first floor, Fremont campus

Office Hours - Spring 2018

  • Mondays and Wednesdays (Online): 4:00pm-6:00pm
  • Tuesday and Thursday: 10:15am-11:15am
  • By Appointment


  • Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) in History, UCLA
  • Masters of Arts in History, San Francisco State University
  • Bachelor of Arts in History with a minor in English, UC Berkeley
  • Associate of Arts, Santa Rosa Junior College

Professional Memberships

  • American Historical Association
  • Organization of American Historians
  • Social Science History Association
  • Western Social Science Association
  • American Culture Association/Popular Culture Association
  • International Society for Scholarship in Teaching and Learning in History


  • Cultivating Community: Parades, Pageants, and Power in Rural California Towns, 1917-1937, Western Social Science Association Conference, Reno, NV, April 2016.
  • America "at the Junction": Place, Modernity, and Memory in Paul Henning's "Ruralcoms," 1962-1971, National Popular Culture Association/American Culture Association Conference, Seattle, WA. March, 2016.
  • How to Get to the Golden Get-Together: Teaching Historical Thinking and Research Strategies Using Collaborative New Media, Social Teaching for Social Learning Panel, South by Southwest Education Conference (, March, 2015.
  • Curious Minds Want to Know: A Discussion on Teaching and Mentoring Student Researchers in Grades 9-16, CAPS Conference, Seaside California, June 2012
  • Models of Shared Leadership: Department Chairs and Their Role in the Hiring and Mentoring Process, California Association of Independent Schools Annual Meeting, Los Angeles, California, March 2012.
  • The Local Line: Re-Evaluating Rural Community Development and the Dynamics of Metropolitan Growth in Los Angeles, 1902-1929, Organization of American Historians (OAH) Annual Meeting, Washington, DC, April 2010.
  • From "Potato Field" to "Feathered Kingdom": Community Formation and the Origins of Egg Culture in Petaluma, 1858-1893, Social Science History Association, Long Beach, California, November 2009.
  • A California Pastoral: Jack London's The Valley of the Moon and Rural Modernity in California, National Popular Culture Association/American Culture Association Conference, New Orleans, Louisiana, April 2009.