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Matthew Nalefski

Instructional Assistant Professor
History
Office
Schroeder Hall - SCH 326
Office Hours
Tuesdays and Thursdays, 12:30-2:00
Zoom by appointment
  • About
  • Education
  • Awards & Honors

Current Courses

101.001Western Civilization To 1500

101.002Western Civilization To 1500

Teaching Interests & Areas

Course currently taught: HIS 101 (Western Civ. to 1500)
Previously taught: US History since 1877

Research Interests & Areas

Antebellum American legal, political, diplomatic; Civil War; abolitionism; transatlantic slave trade; nineteenth-century Atlantic world.

MA History

Illinois State University
Normal, IL

BA History

Millikin University
Decatur, IL

Helen M. Cavanagh Award for Best Master's Thesis

Department of History, Illinois State University
2022

Helen M. Cavanagh Award for Best Master's Student

Department of History, Illinois State University
2021