Dr. Michelle Mart is an Associate Professor of History. Mart's research has specialized in recent American culture, the environment, and foreign policy. Dr. Mart has just finished a cultural history of pesticide use in the United States from World War II to the present: Pesticides, A Love Story. Her first book, Eye on Israel, examined relations between the United States and Israel in the post-World War II period, and cultural images of Jews and the Jewish state. Currently, Dr. Mart is working on a book-length study of the intersection of food, politics, and culture. Mart teaches the introductory survey of American history, as well as introductory courses on the Vietnam War, food, the 1960s, and the Middle East. Her upper level classes include seminars on American Foreign Policy, environmental history, and the Cold War.
Associate Professor of History
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