Marc Goulding, Ph.D.
Marc Goulding earned his PhD at New York University in 2012 with a major concentration in the history of the African Diaspora and a minor concentration in US history. His research focuses primarily on pan-African movements, black radicalism and anti-imperialism in the early twentieth century.
Goulding’s dissertation, “Vanguards of the New Africa: Black Radical Networks and Anti-Imperialism in the 1930s,” examines anticolonial and pan-African activism in Europe and West Africa during the decade prior to the Second World War.
Before coming to the University of Central Oklahoma in 2013, Goulding spent four years as a visiting instructor at The College of Wooster, in Ohio.
At UCO, Goulding teaches courses on African Diaspora, imperial/decolonization, and US history, as well as classes on topics such as black power movements and theories of nationalism. Future courses in preparation include African History, 1884-1994, and Black Intellectual History. In the past, he has served as the History Undergraduate Advisor, Core Curriculum Coordinator, and Director of Graduate Studies. Currently, Goulding serves as Assistant Chair of the Department of History and Geography, and Director of the Race and Ethnic Studies Minor. He is also a member of the Editorial Collective of the Radical History Review, a peer-reviewed scholarly journal.
HIST 1003 History of Globalization
HIST 1333 African Americas
HIST 1493 US History since 1877
HIST 2000 Civil Rights Movement
HIST 3113 Historical Research
HIST 4253/5253 Black Power
HIST 4753/5753 Atlantic Slavery
HIST 4910/5910 Third World Rising
HIST 4910/5910 Black Europe
HIST 5013 Historiography
HIST 5043 Nationalism and Modernity
Education and Certifications
2012 Ph.D., New York University Graduate School of Arts and Science
Department of History
Primary Field: African Diaspora
Secondary Field: US History from 1877
1999 BA, New York University College of Arts and Science
Department of History
Magna cum laude with honors in History
Research, Published Work, and Scholarly Activities
“Colonial Mutiny and the Radical Black Atlantic: Sierra Leone, 1939”
Black and African Diaspora: An International Journal 8, no. 2 (2015): 171-177.
Professional and Community Involvement
American Association of University Professors
American Historical Association
Association of American Colleges and Universities
Association for the Study of African American Life and History
Association for the Study of the Worldwide African Diaspora
Global Studies Association
Phi Alpha Theta, Nu-Lambda Chapter
Phi Beta Kappa
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