Featured Faculty: Steve Caruso

Steve Caruso

  Inspiring, passionate, enthusiastic, and motivational: these are just a few of the words former graduate teaching assistants (TAs) used to describe UMBC Biological Sciences senior lecturer Steven Caruso, Ph.D. “For me he is an example of commitment, motivation and love towards teaching,” said Margarita Correa Mendez, who was previously Dr. Caruso’s TA.“He is very creative and his class is unique in […]

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Featured Course: Studies in Popular Culture

Popular Culture

What do Netflix, Scandal, Twitter and Street Fighter all have in common? They’re all part of the mass-mediated universe of celebrities, film, television, and video games that make up American popular culture. In AMST 325: Studies in Popular Culture, students explore this mass-mediated universe in to examine the many ways that it shapes how Americans see their world and themselves. […]

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Featured Course: European Politics

European Politics

The best way to create change in the world is to know and better understand the world we live in. POLI 374: European Politics focuses on classical concepts, examining electoral systems, political parties, federalism, and the welfare state. The course also places a special emphasis on two particular and ongoing challenges: Europe’s economic problems, such as low growth and high […]

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Featured Course: First World War

HIST 306: The First World War

Get your hands dirty and dive deep into American history with HIST 306: the First World War! Students will have the opportunity to explore the origins, nature, and impact of the World War I, with an emphasis on the military, diplomatic, social, scientific, and technological ramifications of the global conflict known as the Great War. This is a great opportunity to better […]

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