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A. Joseph Stec

Graduate Teaching Assistant
Distinguished Graduate Fellow


I was born and raised in a small town in central Minnesota, which has shaped my focus on pedagogy, access, and communal memory.

Research Interests

US since 1830; Transnational Capitalism; Technology & Environment; Social Movements; Culture & Memory Studies; Public History



Research Description

Late twentieth-century capitalist development; extractive industry; early internet history; cultural conceptions of "development"


B.A. History, Philosophy, Hamline University, 2019

Courses Taught

History 103 - The History of Everything: the Big Bang to Big Data (Teaching Assistant) 

History 263 - History of Medicine in the United States (Teaching Assistant)

Recent Publications